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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
Big Bounce America
When: May 25
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
Memorial Day Weekend
When: May 25
Where: Historic Fort Snelling, St. Paul
Cost: Included with $6-12 site admission/MNHS members free
Website: mnhs.org/event/6548
Cars and Caves
When: May 25
Where: Chanhassen AutoPlex
Cost: FREE
Website: chanhassenautoplex.com/cars-and-caves
Member Celebration & Opening Day
When: May 25
Where: Gibbs Farm, St. Paul
Cost: FREE
Website: rchs.com/calendar/category/gibbs-events/
Matilda the Musical
When: May 25
Where: Children's Theatre, Minneapolis
Cost: Starting at $15
Website: childrenstheatre.org
Cardboard Creations
When: May 25
Where: Can Can Wonderland, St. Paul
Cost: FREE
Website: www.cancanwonderland.com
Memorial Day Weekend
When: May 25
Where: The Landing, Shakopee
Cost: $8 ages 18-64, $5 ages 2-17 and 65+, Children under 2 free.
Website: tinyurl.com/landing-memorial-day
Memorial Day Weekend
When: May 26
Where: Historic Fort Snelling, St. Paul
Cost: Included with $6-12 site admission/MNHS members free
Website: mnhs.org/event/6548
Starting with Slojd
When: May 26
Where: American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis
Cost: $10 ASI members / $15 non-members
Website: asimn.org
Wright's Lake Park Community Mural Painting Party
When: May 26, 1 - 3 p.m.
Where: Wright's Lake Park, Bloomington
Cost: FREE
Website: mnartists.org/event/wright's-lake-park-mural---painting-parties
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