Girl With Down Syndrome Opens Her Own Bakery When Local Bakeries Refuse To Hire Her

Colette Divitto is a 22-year-old girl with Down Syndrome. Ever since she was a teenager, she has had a passion for baking! When she turned 22, she decided she wanted to do it professionally so she started applying for jobs all over the Boston area.
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However, she got rejected at every single job she applied for. Colette explained, "Many people who interviewed me for jobs said I was really nice but not a good fit for them. It was really hurtful and I felt rejected a lot." She says she started wondering if she was getting rejected because she had Down syndrome.
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