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National Nonprofit Teams Up With PGA Tournament Charity Program

AVON, CT (July 25, 2016) -- The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) Foundation of Avon, CT, is proud to partner with the Travelers Championship for the first time to participate in their Birdies for Charity fundraising program. 
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Torrington residents recognized for work with foundation centered around genetic disorder

07/18/16 ,
A Torrington couple has been recognized for their longtime work with the Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation, and were recently inducted as members of the de Lange society. The organization issued a statement regarding the honor earlier this week.
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Video shows Brockport student's sweet prom proposal

18yearold Ketchel Clements of Brockport has Cornelia de Lange Syndrome or CdLS-- a
disorder that causes physical and mental disabilities similar to Down Syndrome. The trail of footprints started outside of his classroom and eventually led him to Diana. Where, in front of his mom and classmates, Diana popped the big question.
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Special Olympics skater awaits World Winter Games

Four-year cycles are nothing new to figure skater Darlene Jakubowski. As a Special Olympics athlete, she's built her sporting career around a four year competitive ladder, each year climbing from regional, provincial and national championships to the ultimate achievement, the Special Olympics World Winter Games.
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