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Extra
“Extra’s” Jerry Penacoli spoke with Jamie Foxx, Joe Manganiello and Eva Longoria at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s annual fashion show
November 11, 2017

Jamie Foxx, sister DeOndra Dixon and Michelle Sie Whitten, President of Global at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show on Saturday 11th November in Denver, Colorado

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PEOPLE
People Magazine features our 2017 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Stars!
November 6, 2017

Jamie Foxx meets with his sister DeOndra Dixon, Global Down Syndrome Foundation President Michelle Sie Whitten as well as this year’s Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award winner and Australian model, Madeline Stuart.

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Vogue
Australian model Madeline Stuart is Singlehandedly Changing the Fashion Industry
November 1, 2017

Australian-born and internationally recognized model Madeline Stuart is a face you’re about to see a lot more of. Known for her pioneering work as a Down Syndrome model, the 20-year-old is set to take the stage at this year’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show.

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PEOPLE
Fashion show in Denver raises funds for Down syndrome awareness and research
November 13, 2017

The point of the night was to raise money for scientific research into Down syndrome – and raise awareness about the condition. That’s the refrain that celeb after celeb told the press at the red carpet of the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion show at the Sheraton in downtown Denver Saturday evening.

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Photos from Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show 2017
November 11, 2017

View Images From the Event

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Omaha World Herald
Front Page News! Omaha actor, writer, advocate will walk runway as ambassador for Down syndrome foundation
November 10, 2017

Last year, Sikora — a 27-year-old Omaha writer, actor and fashion model with Down syndrome — got to walk the runway with an Oscar-winning actress. This weekend, he’ll walk with another.

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9 News
‘Be Beautiful Be Yourself’ Fashion Show in Denver
November 7, 2017

Michelle Sie Whitten, the president and CEO of the Global Down Syndrome Research Foundation, and Dr. Joaqúin Espinosa, the executive director of the Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome, joined us on 9NEWS at 4 p.m. to discuss how they got involved and their respective organizations.

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Global’s Michelle Sie Whitten & Joaqúin Espinosa on Denver’s Own Channel 2
November 7, 2017

Michelle and Joaqú speak on research and medical care along with 2017 Be Beautiful Be Yourself fashion show with Quincy Jones.

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Denver 7
Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion show to benefit Global Down Syndrome Foundation
November 4, 2017

Every year Hollywood stars grace the stage in Denver to help raise money for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. The Be Beautiful Be Yourself fashion show returns to Denver with another list of Hollywood stars attending.

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The Villager
Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s fashion show brings out the stars
October 25, 2017

Models with Down syndrome will be joined on the runway of next month’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show by such celebrities as Oscar-winning actress Marisa Tomei, Eva Longoria, Joe Manganiello, Jamie Foxx and more.

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CO Company
Event Chair Peter Kudla & Global President and CEO Michelle Sie Whitten featured on Colorado & Company
October 26, 2017

See a preview of 2017 models in action as Peter and Michelle discuss the nights star-studded line up.

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People
Models With Down Syndrome Hit the Runway for a One-of-a-Kind Fashion Show
November 15, 2016

Global President and CEO, Michelle Sie Whitten, shares how Global has worked to shatter sterotypes of those with Down syndrome through its annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show.

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ABC
Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Featured in Top November Pictures
November 14, 2016

Jamie Foxx and sister DeOndra Dixon dazzle together on he red carpet in support of the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.

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CNN HLN
Celebities Support Global Down Syndrome Foundation
November 14, 2016

Celebrities Jamie Foxx, Peyton Manning, Hilary Swank, and Queen Latifah attended Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show on Saturday November 12th. Foxx’s sister DeOndra Dixon, who was born with Down syndrome, shared the runway with Queen Latifah

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4 NBC
Mario Lopez Highlights Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
November 14, 2016

EXTRA host, Mario Lopez gives a quick preview of tonight’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show Recap on EXTRA.

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ET Candada
Entertainment Tonight: Celebrities Support Down Syndrome
November 16, 2016

Jamie Foxx shares his personal connection with Down syndrome at Global’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show.

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Denver Post
Queen Latifah, Peyton Manning and More Attend Nation’s Largest Fundraiser for Down Syndrome in Denver
November 15, 2016

Hollywood and sports celebrities joined Global on Saturday November 12th, to help raise funds for Down syndrome research and medical care, helping to “open up a whole new world.”

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Just Jared
Hilary Swank Walks the Runway at Global Down Syndrome Foundation Fashion Show
November 15, 2016

Hilary Swank joins global with other celebrities at the annual Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show. Swank shares “There’s no one who should be told they can’t have an education or have all the rights as the next person – no matter how differently abled you are.”

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AXS
Queen Latifah, Jamie Foxx & More Raise $2.1M for Down Syndrome Foundation
November 15, 2016

Queen Latifah highlights the importance of the research that will be conducted with the funds recieved from the evening and shared her support for all with Down syndrome as she walked the runway with Jamie Foxx’s sister, DeOndra Dixon.

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Entertainment
Entertainment Tonight: Celebs Give Back
November 14, 2016

“The former NFL quarterback was just one of the celebrity guests who helped make the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s 2016 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show in Denver, Colorado, a success. Manning not only walked down the runway on Nov. 12, he also took part in the grand finale…

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AOL
Celebs Team With Down Syndrome Models
November 14, 2016

Jamie Foxx, Hilary Swank and others attend Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s annual fashion show to help raise awareness.

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Reuters
Down Syndrome ‘Be Beautiful’ Fashion Show Raises $2.1 Million
November 14, 2016

Celebrities and models with Down syndrome stepped onto the catwalk, this past Saturday, at Global’s annual Be Beautiful Fashion Show. The fundraiser raises money and awareness for medical care and research for Down syndrome.

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People
Model Behavior: Hilary Swank and Models With Down Syndrome Walk the Runway
November 14, 2016

Hilary Swank joins two budding fashion models on the runway as the trio strut their stuff…

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CNN
Jamie Foxx, Hilary Swank and More Team Up for Global Down Syndrome Fashion Show
November 14, 2016

Oscar winner, Jamie Foxx cheered on his sister, DeOndra Dixon, during a fashion show charity event over the weekend benefiting the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.

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9 News
Models With Down Syndrome Walk with Hollywood Stars
November 13, 2016

The largest Down syndrome fundraiser in the country was hosted in Denver,CO last night. Hollywood talent and professional athletes were paired with models with Down syndrome as they walked the runway in support of funding for medical care and research for Down syndrome.

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USA TODAY
Queen Latifah Works the Runway With Jamie Foxx’s Sister at Charity Event
November 13, 2016

Queen Latifah and Jamie Foxx’s Sister strike a pose on the runway at Global’s 2016 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show, a fundraiser supporting medical care and research for those with Down syndrome.

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Extra
Sneak Peak Look at Celebrities Joining Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
November 12, 2016

Extra host, Mario Lopez announces that he will host the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show and gives a sneak peak at what other celebrities will be joining him.

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People
Catwalk for a Cause
November 11, 2016

Jamie Foxx hits the runway at the Global Down Syndrome Foundation’s Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion show…

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9 News
Fashion Show Saturday for Global Down Syndrome
November 11, 2016

Kim Christiansen sits down with Global President and CEO, Michelle Sie Whitten, and 2016 Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award winner, Frank Stephens, to discuss the upcoming Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show.

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Fox 31 Denver
“Be Beautiful, Be Yourself” Fashion Show
November 10, 2016

Anna Sie and Global President and CEO, Michelle Sie Whitten, share a sneak peek look at the models and celebrities that will dawn the runway at the upcoming Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show. The fundraiser supports research and medical care aimed at improving the lives of those with Down syndrome and Alzheimers.

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LifeADMIN
Matt Dillon and John C. McGinley Set to Walk the Runway at Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
November 7, 2016

Hollywood celebrities will escort models with Down syndrome down the runway at Global’s 2016 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion show. Special guests include the 2016 Quincy Jones Exceptional Advocacy Award Recipient, Frank Stephens.

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Gazette
Mario LopezHosts 2016 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show
November 6, 2016

Actor and entertainer, Mario Lopez is scheduled to host the Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show, one of the largest Down syndrome fundraisers in the country that raises funds for medical care and research.

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MSN
Fashion Show Benefits Global Down Syndrome Foundation
November 5, 2016

Global CEO and President Michelle Sie Whitten, joined by Model Sam Levin shares excitement for the upcoming 2016 Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show and explains how the funds from the event further medical care and research for Down syndrome.

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