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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
Make & Take: Scrappy Critters Art Class with Artist Mary Johnson
When: May 19
Where: Can Can Wonderland, St. Paul
Cost: $2 entry fee
Website: cancanwonderland.com
Matilda the Musical
When: May 19
Where: Children's Theatre, Minneapolis
Cost: Starting at $15
Website: childrenstheatre.org
Hidden Heroes: The Black Women of NASA
When: May 19
Where: Stage Theatre Company, Hopkins
Cost: $14-$21
Website: stagestheatre.org
When: May 19
Where: Highland Hills Ski Area, Bloomington
Cost: $29
Website: cyclehealth.org/events/#springz
Tiyumba African Drum & Dance Company: Songsim
When: May 19
Where: Fallout Studio, Minneapolis
Cost: $20 in advance, $25 at the door, for adults; $10 for teens 13-18; and $5 for kids 12 and under
Website: tiyumba.com
45th Annual Linden Hills Festival
When: May 19
Where: Linden Hills Park, Minneapolis
Cost: FREE
Website: lindenhills.org/festival/
Tuck Everlasting
When: May 19
Where: Howard Conn Fine Arts Center, Minneapolis
Cost: $7 to $15
Website: youthperformanceco.org
Viking Family Day
When: May 19, 12-5 p.m.
Where: American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis
Cost: Included in museum admission: $12 adults; $8 seniors; $6 ages 6-18 and students; FREE for ages 5 and under and ASI members
Website: asimn.org/programs-education/events/viking-family-day
Minnesota Boychoir
When: May 19
Where: Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, St. Paul
Cost: FREE
Website: boychoir.org
Remembering the Little Prince
When: May 19
Where: SteppingStone Theater, St. Paul
Cost: $22-$33
Website: balletcolaboratory.org/remembering-the-little-prince
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