A young man with Down syndrome never misses his chance to be a modern-day Music Man

Craig Spychalla/Capital Newspapers photos

Craig Spychalla/Capital Newspapers photos

Ben De Young has been going to watch, and help direct, the Friesland Community Band since he could walk. The 26-year-old with Down syndrome “directs” each show behind director Rose Kramer. Ben also has a Band-Aid on his baton, because he also wants to be an EMT some day.

via LEADER OF THE BAND: A young man with Down syndrome never misses his chance to be a modern-day Music Man.

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