The Roots Podcast

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Chatting Inclusion, Lady Gaga and The Power of Love with Nate The Great & Holly Simon

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Sometimes if you're lucky enough, you have the chance to meet someone magical. Well, it's your lucky day!


Nate Simon, also known as 'Nate the Great' along with his mom, Author, Motivational Speaker and Down Syndrome advocate, Holly Simon joined Stephanie for a special chat leading up to World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st.   


With his mom by his side, we chatted about making new friends on TikTok to taking the Polar Plunge with Lady Gaga & Jimmy Fallon and the importance of inclusion and celebrating World Down Syndrome Day.  Nate's comedic timing is on point -- his heart as pure as gold and his confidence level is one that many aspire to achieve. 


Holly, a true warrior in her own right, started the I AM WHO I AM Foundation that works to change the way the world views people with special abilities. The foundation support families with a network of peers and resources. Their mission -- to erase the "sorries" and spread the good news about love and inclusion. You can also grab a copy of Holly's book I AM WHO I AM (links below).


Connect with Nate & Holly:


TikTok: @makenatethegreat2020 

Instagram: @hairbyhollywould  

Facebook Group: I AM WHO I AM 

Holly's book is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and eBay