192-194: Down Syndrome and Mormonism with Kathryn Soper
September 26, 2010
Kathy Soper is a mother of seven, memoirist, essayist, editor, nonprofit CEO, practicing Mormon, depression survivor, Down syndrome advocate, Greek-blooded American, Maryland-bred Utah transplant, WordTwist addict and BSG groupie. (Not necessarily in that order.)
Kathy’s most recent book, The Year My Son and I Were Born, is a memoir of the transformations Kathy underwent the year after her son Thomas was born with Down Syndrome. Kathy’s website says that it’s a story about coming to terms with being human and learning how to deal with hard surprises.
Visit Kathy’s website to purchase the book, watch a video montage of pictures of Thomas and Kathy’s other children, and get Thomas updates.