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B.U.D.S. is a non-profit organization that was started in 2003 that benefits anyone in North Alabama that is impacted by Down syndrome. Down syndrome is the #1 genetic variation.      Down syndrome occurs in one out of every 733 live births, and more than 400,000 people living with Down syndrome in the United States. Down syndrome affects people of all ages, races and economic levels. It occurs when a person has three, rather than two, copies of the 21st chromosome.  It is this additional genetic material that alters the course of development and causes the ...

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