rebelling against low expectations

AuthorLinnea Barto

is a homeschooled high-school sophomore from Minnesota who loves to write. When not tangled up in a craft project, she can be found playing the piano or dancing classical ballet. She has one sweet younger sister, and she likes to sail with her daddy or drink tea with her mum. She does not yet have a blog.

Celebrating God’s Gift of Down Syndrome


Kathy Ellefson lay on the hospital bed, giving birth to her fourth child, Aaron. But she had a horrible, inexpressible feeling something was wrong. When the nurse carried the baby boy over, she said he might have Down syndrome. Mrs. Ellefson was relieved! She had thought her baby was going to die. Instead he had Down syndrome, a genetic disorder where one has an extra chromosome, causing mental...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →