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Name: Kathleen 'Kit' Broder
Age: 3
City: Minneapolis
Parents: Christine and Charlie Broder
Siblings: Isabelle, 10 months

Personality: Exuberant 


Favorite toys: Dollhouse, kitchen and anything outside


Favorite booksWhere the Wild Things Are and Little Miss Big Sis


Favorite activities: Taking walks, swimming, helping with family dinners 


Favorite foods: Pizza and pasta


Her story, as told by Mom and Dad: Kit was born April 10, 2016. To our surprise, she was born with an extra chromosome and a Down syndrome diagnosis. Since that day, our lives have been changed in the best and most wonderful way! Kit is a beautiful and amazing child, who is discovering life and spreading love to everyone she meets. (She quite literally blows kisses to everyone she meets.) With her family, Kit continues to spread the message of acceptance and love, reminding everyone that being different is awesome!


Photos by Tracy Walsh Photography

Out & About
Minneapolis Toy Library Lending
When: May 22
Where: Richfield Lutheran Church, 8 W 60th St., Richfield
Cost: FREE to attend, but membership costs $40-$100 a year
Website: mplstoylibrary.org
Crossing Bridges Festival
When: May 22
Where: Children's Theatre Company, Minneapolis
Cost: FREE
Website: childrenstheatre.org/NeighborhoodBridges
Tots & Trains
When: May 22
Where: Minnesota Transportation Museum, St. Paul
Cost: $11 adult, $9 senior/child, $7 toddler
Website: transportationmuseum.org
Wee Wednesdays
When: May 22
Where: Midtown Global Market, Minneapolis
Cost: Free
Website: midtownglobalmarket.org/events
Matilda the Musical
When: May 23
Where: Children's Theatre, Minneapolis
Cost: Starting at $15
Website: childrenstheatre.org
Free Printing Open House
When: May 23
Where: Proof Public, Minneapolis
Cost: FREE
Website: proofpublic.org
Kaleidoscope: MN Opera: Stories Sing!
When: May 23
Where: Dayton's Bluff Library, St. Paul
Cost: FREE
Website: sppl.bibliocommons.com
Babies at the Castle
When: May 24, 9:15 to 10 a.m.
Where: American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis
Cost: $15 for caregiver and child
Website: asimn.org
Matilda the Musical
When: May 24
Where: Children's Theatre, Minneapolis
Cost: Starting at $15
Website: childrenstheatre.org
Big Bounce America
When: May 24
Where: Aquila Park, St. Louis Park
Cost: $16-$30 gets you a three-hour pass to the grounds; main bounce-house timeslots are limited to 45 minutes.
Website: thebigbounceamerica.com
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