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Sarah Green


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INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — As 17-year-old Sarah Greene walked across the 50-yard line at Independence High School escorted by her parents, Betsy and Marty Greene, they all admitted they were more than a  little nervous.

In minutes they’d learn if Sarah was chosen as the 2012 homecoming queen.

For Betsy, the moment seemed surreal.

“It’s a beautiful story and all the kids being able to understand differences and to not see them. It’s been a really, really nice experience,” she said.

The family was surprised when Sarah, who has Down Syndrome, was nominated but now it looked like she might win.

Her friends weren’t surprised at all.

They say Sarah is an inspiration with her positive personality and infectious laugh.

Leanne Harvan said, “She just makes me happy.”

“She has so much spirit and is uplifting to be around,” added Austin Catalano.   “Everyone loves her.”

It seemed students and…

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