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Celebrities Walk the Runway to Spotlight InclusionAt the Miss Possibilities beauty pageant, the kids and the celebrities dressed as themselves to celebrate the uniqueness of each and every child.by Rachel Perez .
Here is a pageant where everyone wears a crown!
Beauty Knows No Boundaries, the first-ever pageant for young ladies with special needs in Asia, was organized by the Miss Possibilities Foundation to show the world that kids with special needs are not special because of their condition per se, but they are special in their own little way, just like typically-abled children. Held last November 13 at the Henry-Lee Irwin Theater in Ateneo de Manila University, the pageant’s "contestants" sang, danced, and performed, as the crowd cheered each one.
Aside from the pageant, the event also held a "fashion show" where showbiz personalities walked the runway with children with special needs who were not part of the pageant. There were no fashion brand sponsors -- the kids and the celebrities came and dressed as themselves to celebrate the uniqueness of each and every child. Look!ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
Johanna Yuzon with Judy Ann Santos Agoncillo
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"Sometimes our kids, kids with special needs, are overlooked. [But] they do have a productive role in our society and that they are not a burden in our society. We don't want anyone to feel kawawa for them," Suzanna Pavadee Vicheinrut-Yuzon, the founder of Miss Possibilities Foundation, tells ABS-CBN News. The Miss Possibilities Foundation is committed to do more social activities to help children with special needs and their families, plus spread awareness about their advocacy. Through these events, the foundation hopes to get more help and change the conversation about how people see kids who are developmentally challenged.ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
We congratulate all the kids who participated and the parents who supported them all the way. Let your unconditional love for your children spread and help them further achieve their full potential. Here's to a more inclusive community for the next generation.
Photos by Charles William Larion of The Balloon People. Follow Miss Possibilities Foundation on Facebook to get updates on their upcoming events.