Group breaks into dance to mark World Down Syndrome Day

A local group takes part in statewide effort to mark World Down Syndrome Day.

Posted: Mar 21, 2018 10:43 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - Wednesday was World Down Syndrome Day.

A local group marked the occassion in a neat way! Happiness Bag of Terre Haute took part in a flash mob. The group serves people with disabilities. 

Organizers told us the event was all about having some fun! "All the kids and adults are having a good time, just enjoying each other. It doesn't matter that anybody has a diagnosis. They're all just having fun and joining together to celebrate each other," said Dixie Russell from Indiana Down Syndrome. 

People around Indiana also took part in similar flash mobs at 6:21 p.m. Wednesday.

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