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Planet Kaleigh

Cindy Harasen is not the first the first mother to think that her daughter might be from another planet.

2011 / Jody Porter / Neil Sandell / Outfront, CBC, Canada

Cindy Harasen is not the first the first mother to think that her daughter might be from another planet.

In this case, Cindy created Planet Kaleigh to explain her daughter's differences to her other children. Still, dad says there's no reason why Kaleigh's extra chromosome (Down Syndrome) should mark her as different in any way. Join the Harasen family on Planet Kaleigh where puddles are always for jumping in, and emotion ripples just below the surface.

Planet Kaleigh was recorded and written by Cindy Harasen in 2009, for CBC's Outfront.


produced by

Jody Porter

Jody Porter works as a reporter for CBC Radio in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.

Neil Sandell

Neil Sandell is an award-winning Canadian radio producer.


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