Woman with Down syndrome defeats the odds
January 6, 1998
Powell displays her winning photograph
Web posted at: 3:12 p.m. EST (2012 GMT)
ATLANTA (CNN) -- Piper Powell, a part-time worker in a law office in Atlanta, proves that Down syndrome does not have to be a "social death sentence."
The 20-year-old high school graduate is an energetic, creative woman who loves life -- and clearly has been blessed with recognition and success, as Correspondent Brian Cabell reports.