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Born This Way: Season 1 (2015-2016)

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In the first season of this reality series, seven young adults diagnosed with Down syndrome pursue personal and professional success and try to defy expectations.

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Critic Reviews for Born This Way: Season 1

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An eye-opener that's also funny, real and compelling, the series is a heartwarming reminder that no matter who we are, we're all born this way.

December 9, 2015 | Full Review…

The show nonetheless manages to stay dignified and realistic (in a reality-TV kind of way).

December 9, 2015 | Full Review…

It offers viewers the valuable opportunity to gain a better understanding of the cast's experiences, and to rethink how we tend to characterize people with special needs.

December 10, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Seven young adults with Down syndrome on a "reality" show produced by the people behind MTV's The Real World: What could possibly go right? Quite a bit, it turns out.

December 9, 2015 | Full Review…

An eye-opener that's also funny, real and compelling, the series is a heartwarming reminder that no matter who we are, we're all born this way.

December 9, 2015 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

By treating the cast of Born This Way in much the same way they would treat any reality-show participants, the producers avoid any kind of condescending or patronizing tone.

December 9, 2015 | Full Review…

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