Woman With Down Syndrome Becomes First Ever Person With The Condition To Compete In Miss USA Pageant
November 29, 2017
22-year-old Mikayla Holmgren made history as the first person with Down Syndrome to compete in a Miss USA state pageant.
The Minnesota native's achievement served as an inspiration to others who live with the condition. The young lady has always had a passion for pageants and she continued to work for her dreams. She did not let the health condition keep her from going after her goal. Speaking to a news station, Mikayla said:
I'm really proud of myself, this is my dream.