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Henny Beaumont’s graphic novel Hole in the Heart recounts journey of daughter’s Down’s Syndrome diagnosis – Hackney Gazette

Thursday, 20 October, 2022

Henny Beaumont’s graphic novel Hole in the Heart recounts journey of daughter’s Down’s Syndrome diagnosis – Hackney Gazette

Stokey mum Henny Beaumont was ‘shocked’ when her daughter was born with Down’s Syndrome – an experience she has now turned into a novel.

When artist Henny Beaumont’s third child was unexpectedly born with Down’s Syndrome, she felt as though her world had ended – and admits it took some time before she could learn to love the daughter she initially resented.

Her powerful memoir, graphic novel Hole in the Heart, charts her journey from Beth’s birth on Mother’s Day in 2001, through the worst she felt, and up to the point where “what I feared was nothing to be feared”.

Read more at: https://www.hackneygazette.co.uk/news/22941270.henny-beaumonts-graphic-novel-hole-heart-recounts-journey-daughters-downs-syndrome-diagnosis/

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