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How a Pizzeria Highlights the Gifts of Those with Down Syndrome

How a Pizzeria Highlights the Gifts of Those with Down Syndrome

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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