Jennifer Lawrence to Receive Down Syndrome of Louisville’s Friendship Award

jennifer-lawrence1 Jennifer Lawrence will receive an award from Down Syndrome organization of Louisville. The ceremony will be held on April 26 in her hometown Louisville. The actress was chosen because of her friendship with Andy Strunk. He is her childhood friend with Down syndrome.

A spokesperson for the organization said: “Jennifer and Andy Strunk (a member of Down Syndrome of Louisville) have been friends and neighbors since their middle school days. Jennifer and Andy enjoy a loyal friendship of mutual encouragement and enjoy each other’s company and humor. They text and speak on the phone quite frequently. Their families stay in close contact and continue a friendship too. Our members and staff of Down Syndrome of Louisville are so very proud of Jennifer for staying true to her Louisville hometown roots while she achieves global recognition for her craft as an artist. We are thrilled that Andy will present the Friendship Award to her family.”

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