Ohio woman with Down syndrome and passion for mail gets her dream job for a day

CINCINNATI – Grace Flannery got her dream job for a day when she joined the postal team at a post office in Ohio.

The 21-year-old with Down syndrome always wanted to deliver mail — it has been her dream since she was a small child.

“I like delivering the mail because it’s my favorite thing of all,” she said with confidence, recalling her first day on the job as a mail carrier for the Westwood Post office in Cincinnati.

Grace Flannery got her dream job for a day when she was given the chance to join the postal team at a post office in Ohio.

“She’d watch for the mail carrier, and she’d go out and get the mail right away,” said Grace’s father Michael.

He said she had a newspaper route when she was younger so that she could practice and eventually got an internship at a children’s hospital where she delivered mail to 32 departments in seven buildings.

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