Patria Espinal is the proud mom of Christopher who has Down syndrome and twin boys Ethan and Elan who recently graduated from Bridgewater State University. She believes in God, is from the Dominican Republic, and has dedicated her life to making sure they can be the best they can be, especially Christopher who taught her not to say he can’t but to let him always try. She loves to learn new things and help others. She belongs to a support group of Spanish-speaking families who are her support system and from whom she has learned the things doctors/therapists/case managers forget to tell you. The families in the group have been together since 1998, and their children are now best friends. They have their own friends circle – something so important in a person’s life.