The U.S.’ First Restaurant Owner with Down Syndrome

Today is World Down Syndrome Day, a day to acknowledge and promote the good, loving, and inherently valuable lives of men and women who were born with an extra chromosome.

It’s the perfect time to share this story from the Today Show about Tim Harris from Albuquerque, New Mexico, who may be the U.S.’ first restaurateur with Down Syndrome.

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About Tony Rossi

After graduating from St. John's University in New York with degrees in Communications and English, Tony Rossi found a job at the Catholic media organization, The Christophers, that allowed him to indulge his interest in religion, media, and pop culture. He served as The Christophers' TV producer for 11 years, and is currently the host and producer of the organization's radio show/podcast Christopher Closeup, writer and editor of their syndicated Light One Candle column, and producer/scriptwriter of the annual Christopher Awards ceremony.


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