A year of autism and Down's selfies
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Peterborough family's year of autism and Down's syndrome selfies

A year of selfies of a little girl with autism and Down's syndrome has been turned into a video by her parents.

The film of hundreds of photos of nine-year-old Lucy Harris has been released during World Autism Awareness Week to improve knowledge of the condition that affects about 700,000 people in the UK.

Lucy Harris, from Peterborough, began demanding a selfie each night before bed with either her father Terry or mother Karen.

"The routine became something wonderful for all us to look forward to," said Mr Harris.

Lucy was diagnosed with Down's syndrome at birth, and with autism at the age of three-and-a-half.

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  • 01 Apr 2017