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IN People ON 04 Nov, 2015
We always thought that people with disabilities can't do anything but the world is changing rapidly. Now this assumption proves wrong, many big awards were won by these peoples.
Now I think that everybody has a unique power to achieve what they want in their life. It does not depend on the situations how worst they are. Stevie Payne and his sister Jockey Michelle Payne is on the way to prove people with down syndrome can also achieve anything. These siblings won the Australia's biggest event, a horse race. This girl tells that her brother has a big hand in her achievement. Let's go through the journey of these two great siblings.
This girl and her lovely brother from Ballarat won the horse race in Australia. It's the first time in the history when a female won the horse race.
On Tuesday, the Melbourne Cup was won by a female at a first time. Jockey Michelle Payne became the first women to won the Australia 's biggest horse race. Her brother Stevie Payne who has down syndrome has a crucial role behind the biggest winning in the history. Stevie worked as strapper at Darren Weir stables.
Stevie Payne works as a strapper from a very long time and he gave an extra boost to his sister by picking out number in the weekend.
Stevie and Michelle are not new to the horses but they grew around the horses and were used to them. Their father Paddy raised them after their mother. They watched horse races with eight of his ten siblings working as jockeys in their childhood.
She said to ABC News that "I think it's great for other people with Down syndrome to see how capable they can be in normal life,"
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