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Mom and daughter with Down syndrome bond in special photos

<div class="meta "><span class="caption-text ">Photographer Emer Gillespie and her 11-year-old daughter have created a moving portrayal of their relationship in the photo series &#34;Picture You, Picture Me.&#34; The project began several years ago when Laoisha, who has Down syndrome, asked if she could take a photo with her mom&#39;s camera; the two now take turns photographing each other in side-by-side scenes. The process has helped Laoisha develop her verbal and visual skills, and has been an invaluable bonding experience for mom and daughter. You can see more of Gillespie&#39;s work on her website, www.emergillespie.com or follow her on Twitter: @emergillespie. (Emer Gillespie&#47;Laoisha Gillespie-Prendergast)</span></div>
January 8, 2014 3:39:38 PM PST