Up Syndrome
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Growing up in Texas, filmmaker Duane Graves became close friends with a neighborhood boy Rene Moreno, and as they grew older the two stayed in touch. But their paths in life became increasingly different over the years -- largely because Moreno is afflicted with Down's Syndrome. But Moreno has long struggled not to let his handicap define his life, and Graves' documentary Up Syndrome follows a year in Moreno's life, as he graduates from a high school for special students in 1999 and attempts to integrate himself into the "normal" world around him. Over the course of 12… More
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