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ByKari

SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT – APOSTROPHE MAGAZINE pt.2

Welcome to part two in our four-part collaboration with Apostrophe Magazine! The fashion issue is out in print and online – see the web article/images HERE.

[ see part one of our unique coverage  HERE featuring model Alex Shipman ]

We believe in making a difference and celebrating the beauty in people around us. We’re so proud to feature models with special needs and show off how spectacular they really are. Our team had a blast working with our models and hope you’re inspired by their full and accomplished lives.

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MEET LACEY GOOD.LAC 04bLacey was born with Down Syndrome in 1989
and was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes in 2012.

Despite her diagnosis and the need to test her insulin levels throughout the day, spunky, positive and independent. Lacey’s life is anything but boring:

  • Special Olympics for many years.
  • Bowling, swimming, soccer, baseball, basketball and cheerleading.

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  • While in High School, Lacey was asked to be the team manager for the Varsity Volleyball Team.  She completed the four years in working alongside the team and was able to receive her letter for her jacket.
  • LAC 02 Lacey  was able to take part in graduation and walk the stage with the rest of her classmates to receive her letter of completion.
  • Last month, Lacey was crowned queen in “The Shining Star Pageant” – a special needs beauty pageant
  • She currently attends Dream Theater ( Theatrical Arts Program) in Roseville where she performs in multiple productions a year.

She is a confident young lady who is also caring, outgoing and a heck of a lot of fun.LAC 05b

For Lacey’s look we were able to bring together a subtle combination of texture and color to look chic and modern while showing off her amazing red hair and vibrant smile.

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Stay tuned for part three & four of our Apostrophe 
collaboration featuring the guys and their stories
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A huge thank you to everyone who helped bring this shoot together!

WARDROBE PROVIDED BY:
ARTICLE CONSIGNMENT

PHOTOGRAPHY BY:
LIZ SIMPSON

WARDROBE STYLING BY:
JUNIPER JAMES

HAIR / MAKEUP BY:
JUNIPER JAMES

MODEL PREP FACILITIES:
THE URBAN HIVE