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Must-see: Model with Down syndrome stuns in new bridal shoot


A model with Down syndrome who rocked the industry when she walked the runway at New York Fashion Week is making headlines again – this time for a stunning bridal photo shoot.

According to "Today," Madeline Stuart, 19, of Brisbane, Australia, recently posed in three different Ava Laurenne wedding gowns for a shoot at Virginia's Rixey Manor with photographer Sarah Houston

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Rixey Manor owner Isadora Martin-Dye, who organized the shoot with her husband, told "Today" that "being a bride is a life experience that every woman should be able to see herself doing."

"A lot of newly engaged women cannot see themselves as a bride because all the images magazines use are of these tall, thin models," she said.

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Stuart hopes to promote inclusivity in the fashion world and "change the way people discriminate against disability through gaining attention through social media," according to her website.

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