How a Pizzeria Highlights the Gifts of Those with Down Syndrome
Matt Woodley, Editor, PreachingToday.com; source: Joseph Sunde, “How a pizzeria in Rome is highlighting the gifts of those with Down syndrome,” Acton Institute Powerblog (7-19-18)
In 2000, two parents founded a pizzeria in Rome with the goal of employing people with Down syndrome. Inspired by their son, who had the condition, they named it La Locanda dei Girasoli (translated as “The Sunflower Inn”).
Today, the restaurant employs eight differently-abled people (five with Down syndrome) and boasts a 4.5-star review on TripAdvisor, making it a destination of sorts. ...
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