During a local chowder festival six years ago, Keturah Hurst met a young man representing his mother’s restaurant in the contest. He was kind and enthusiastic, full of energy and beaming with hope. He enjoyed the feeling of being part of the community, the feeling of being accepted. His name is Paul Drum and though Down syndrome is part of his identity, the 33-year-old has made it his life’s mission for everyone, regardless of status, race, or creed, to having that same feeling of inclusion.
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