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The strong have more power to affirm their version of morality over the weak so their affirmations will overpower others’. Instead, affirming that these people who seem like “others” are really of the same dignity, we protect all from oppression.Although a genetically perfect society at first seems utopian, we quickly realize it is dystopian because it loses acceptance for anything outside a very restrictive rule of perfection.Newman set up a Facebook page for her sister and brother-in-law, and their love story has earned them thousands of fans all over the world.The couple live independently in Essex with Maryanne’s mother living next door and her sister and her family just a few houses down.A few months later, in July 1995, the couple tied the knot in a church ceremony in Essex surrounded by supportive friends and family.
“They love one another dearly, respect one another and are completely honest,” Maryanne’s sister, Linda Newman, tells PEOPLE.
But not everyone was onboard with the couple’s decision to wed two decades ago.
Newman says her mother received a lot of “flak” at the time for letting them get married. And 22 years later, Tommy, 59, and Maryanne, 45, say their relationship is stronger than ever.
A 22-year-old woman from Minnesota is quickly earning the title of trailblazer after a pageant took place on Sunday. While she didn't move on to the final round, Holmgren's talent and charisma didn't go unnoticed. "I'm really proud of my parents and I'm really proud of myself," Holmgren said.
Mikayla Holmgren is believed to be the first person with Down syndrome to compete in a Miss U. She won two awards Sunday night - Spirit of Miss U. The audience gave Holmgren a standing ovation, and Kalie Wright was chosen as the next Miss Minnesota U.
This flies in the face of everything Catholicism stands for when it argues for honoring the innate dignity of the human person.