Down Syndrome Didn’t Stop Owen Groesser From Scoring Big
(The U.S. Department of Education announced last week that sports were a civil right and schools must provide opportunities for disabled students to participate. This is a perfect example of why that's a good move. ~js)
Just in case you still think social media isn't powerful, keep reading. Owen Groesser, a high school junior who also just so happens to have been born with Down syndrome nailed not one, but two three pointers within two minutes of playing time in his first basketball game of the season. After news broke of Owen's epic three pointers, his friends (and fan's) blew up twitter with the hash tag "#GetOwenOnSportsCenter." And wouldn't you know the very next day SportsCenter got Owen and his Dad on the program. . .