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DAMASCUS, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) — Young Syrians with Down Syndrome are taking part in a month-long festival in Damascus, running their own coffee shop.

The activity is part of an initiative by the Juzour Association, a local charitable organization that runs several humanitarian projects, one of which is organizing events for people with Down Syndrome.

The young men and women now serve in a coffee shop called Succet, the organizers of which hope to see the light on a wider scale beyond a festival.

At the sprawling Tishreen Park in Damascus, many youths with the Down Syndrome wear uniforms. Some are serving between the tables while others are standing behind a bar preparing juice and coffee.

The happiness is seen on their faces as they talk with other people while enjoying a break time singing and dancing with their family members sitting nearby.

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