This Young Woman With Down Syndrome Was Denied Jobs At Bakeries, So She Opened Her Own
August 27, 2018
People with disabilities prove that they can make a contribution to our society and live normal lives. All they really need is support and belief from individuals around them. The following story is one of the instances when a person with Down syndrome was able to open their own business, and it is beyond inspiring.
Making it work on her own
Ever since Collette Divitto was 15 years old, she found her calling in baking. She was spending her free time making cookies and learning new recipes. As Collette wrote in an email to the Upworthy website:
I always baked after school and on the weekends. I loved baking for my family for holidays.