Down syndrome baby mocked by trolls for eating birthday cake – let’s show her our support

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Condemning Online Prejudice.
The Persistence of Prejudice
Despite centuries of progress in rejecting prejudice, it continues to exist in numerous forms, such as online bullying and harassment.

The Role of Social Media
Social media sites foster anonymous bullying, allowing offenders to avoid accountability for their harmful activities.

Standing Up Against Trolls
One father speaks out against trolls who made harsh comments about his Down syndrome daughter, Megan Gavin, in a video of her enjoying birthday cake.

Transforming Anger into Action
Scott Gavin, Megan’s father, was initially shocked and angry, but decided to focus his energy on educating people who lack understanding and empathy.

Spreading love and positivity.
Instead of being angry, Scott decides to counteract ignorance by sharing images of Megan and encouraging acceptance and inclusion.

Heartbreaking reality.
Scott focuses on other parents’ terrible experiences with disabled children, showing the ubiquitous nature of discrimination.

Confronting Cowardice
The anonymity provided by online platforms encourages bullies to make cruel comments without fear of repercussions, showing their weakness and ignorance.

Please share this article to wish Megan a happy birthday, and to condemn all those who thought it acceptable to mock her.

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