18-year-old Madelyn Stewart with Down syndrome paraded on the catwalk of one of the New York Fashion Week shows. The video from the event became an internet hit.
This New York Fashion Week has proved that dreams do come true. 18-year-old Madelyn Stewart with Down Syndrome modeled for designer Hendrik Vermeulen. This story of a young Australian has captivated Internet users. The video has been viewed by thousands of people. The girl showed on the catwalk spring collection of clothes. As it turned out, the young beauty dreamed of this moment all her life.
On the way to the fashion podium, Medellin overcame many obstacles. Mom Stewart said that the girl had to lose 20 kilograms in order to achieve the goal. The aspiring model began to monitor nutrition and was actively involved in sports. Despite the diagnosis, she became the face of the company "EverMaya", which transfers five percent of the sale of accessories to various foundations that support adults and children with Down syndrome.
One of the most important events in her life Stewart shared with numerous guests of the show, among whom was the popular actress Drew Barrymore. The audience greeted the girl with a standing ovation. It turned out that Medellin had worked at fashion shows before, but it was this defile that became her biggest one.