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Young boy with Down’s Syndrome lands first modeling contract

LONDON: An 11-year-old boy, from a town in England, with Down’s syndrome has secured his first modelling job as one of the new faces fronting River Island’s children’s range. Joseph Hale, from Grimsby, features alongside other children with mixed abilities in the ‘RI Kids Squad’ campaign, which his parents hope will help pave the way for more acceptance for people with disabilities. Diagnosed with dyspraxia and global development delay, as well as Down’s syndrome, Joseph is the eldest of the squad and shows off his…