According to news on Disability Scoop, actress Lauren Potter has been tapped by President Obama to be part of the President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Potter, 21, is one of the stars of the hit FOX program Glee. She has also added her voice to the campaign to end use of the word retarded in everyday language. The talented young actress and activist has Down syndrome.

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