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ABILITY Magazine Interview: Cast of Born This Way

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    ♪ (jazzy music) ♪
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    (male, off-screen) When people look at
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    you, what do you want them to see?
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    The real me.
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    (David, off-screen) I am so excited because
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    I saw the first season this last week.
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    We both did.
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    We both did, and I have to say
    it's one of my favorite shows.
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    What is it about being so honest and
    real?
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    We're like a big family, and always
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    there for each other.
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    What's your favorite part, Jamie?
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    The family of it.
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    Yeah.
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    Like coming together
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    with the leaps and bounds.
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    I got this one for you.
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    You mean the world to me.
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    You're amazing,
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    I promise to take care of you for
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    the rest of my life.
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    Marriage means that someone
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    will always love you,
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    and care about you a lot.
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    Could you show us your ring?
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    ♪ (wedding music plays) ♪
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    (applause)
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    (David) We're gonna draw some words,
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    and go from there.
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    You wanna start with a word?
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    Independence.
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    Freedom.
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    Love.
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    Oh my God...
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    Happiness.
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    Legit.
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    (David, off-screen) Legit?
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    Yes.
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    (male, off-screen) That's actually my
    word, too.
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    And why legit?
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    It means good.
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    The loves in my life is my mom and
    my dad.
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    I really love my parents a lot, and
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    me and my mom are really good friends.
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    And I love her so much.
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    What interests you guys?
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    The kind of music that I enjoy is like...
    hard rock.
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    And I definitely like R-rated movies.
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    Me, I love dancing.
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    And I love--my favorite type of music is
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    pop rock. And my favorite singer is
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    Adam Lambert.
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    I have a fear of the dark, myself.
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    My biggest fear was going a little bit
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    too fast, actually, and find out I
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    actually have a kid or something.
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    Is there a fear that you go through?
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    I don't have one.
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    (David, off-screen) You don't have one?
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    Nope.
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    We like the same food actually.
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    Really?
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    Yes, bean burritos!
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    Those could be powerful!
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    (laughter)
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    People with Down syndrome
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    can do anything.
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    And Down syndrome never stops us
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    When my mom raised me,
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    she found out I had Down syndrome.
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    And that's okay.
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    I want to inspire people
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    who have Down syndrome.
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    Just be yourself.
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    Let things go.
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    Don't be so in a box.
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    You first, then me.
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    So do you want me to tell them
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    what I would like to teach people?
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    Yes.
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    Then you tell them what you'd like.
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    Exactly!
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    I want to teach people that every life
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    has value. And that it doesn't
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    matter what you're born with,
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    everybody's life has a purpose
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    and a reason for being here.
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    Every single person has the
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    opportunity to change the world.
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    Even if it's only the world right around them.
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    We all have talents.
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    God has given everybody a talent.
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    If they would nurture that in every child.
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    I think the public could
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    accept them more.
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    And see that we are just like everybody else.
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    If they stare at me, just say hello!
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    You don't have to make a big deal of it
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    just accept me as I am.
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    One of the things I'm hoping is coming across
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    from the show is how different the all are.
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    A lot of times people prejudge Down syndrome
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    to one kind of person.
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    The lump everyone who has Down syndrome.
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    They are beautiful children, angels,
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    they are marvelous.
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    Sometimes they feel that they're all the
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    same, and they are not.
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    They are very different from each other.
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    They have their own personalities.
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    To families who are having kids with Down
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    syndrome right now, who are very young,
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    the new generation coming up, they have
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    a lot to look forward to.
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    Hey Mr. DeMille I'm ready for my close-up!
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    ♪ (guitar strumming) ♪
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    ♪ (jazzy music) ♪
Title:
ABILITY Magazine Interview: Cast of Born This Way
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Video Language:
English
Team:
ABILITY Magazine
Duration:
05:00

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