Grey’s Anatomy’s Caterina Scorsone Pens Beautiful Essay on Parenting Daughter With Down Syndrome

On Grey's Anatomy, Caterina Scorsone fights to save patients' lives as Dr.

Amelia Shepherd.

But in a new personal essay for, the 39-year-old actress writes about a different kind of fight—the fight for opportunity, visibility and equity for her daughter Pippa, who has Down syndrome.

"Pippa has Down syndrome," Caterina writes in the piece, which she penned in honor of Down Syndrome Awareness Month.

"But Pippa isn't Down syndrome.

Pippa is Pippa." For those who don't know the 3-year-old child, Caterina says she has "rainbow-colored eyes" and hair that's "like soft-spun caramel." "She likes wearing dresses...

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