This Teen Model With Down Syndrome Totally Rocked New York Fashion Week And It Was Amazing

Go Madeline!

1. Madeline Stuart is an 18-year-old model with Down Syndrome from Brisbane, Australia.

2. In August, it was announced that she would be the second ever model with Down Syndrome to walk the runway at New York Fashion Week.

3. Stuart flew 28 hours to walk the runway for FTL Moda in Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal in New York on Sunday.

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Andrew Kelly / Reuters

5. EverMaya, Stuart’s second label booking, is also releasing a limited edition line of handbags in her honor.

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Andrew Kelly / Reuters

7. She also got to help paint these shirtless jellyfish dudes.

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Andrew Kelly / Reuters

9. Yaaass, Madeline, slay.

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Andrew Kelly / Reuters

11. Here’s Stuart’s mother Rosanne giving her a huge hug onstage.

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Andrew Kelly / Reuters

13. Definitely be sure to follow Stuart on Facebook and Instagram.

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