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Woman with Down syndrome is a karate champ

October 18, 2016

38-year-old Rachel Fairbank, from the United States with Down Syndrome, is now a fifth-degree black belt.

Fairbank has been undergoing martial arts training since the last 20 years.

Her parents have seen a huge change in her over the years. The martial art has helped Fairbank to improve her social skills and confidence level.

She aims to reach the grand master level which will take nearly 10 to 15 years to achieve.

Fairbank's interest in martial arts and attitude of not to give up is a good example to others with Down Syndrome.



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