Lifestyle | Chris Gargiulo lives a life with Down Syndrome his childhood doctors couldn’t foresee
by Laura G. Singleton
Posted 4/11/19, 01:26 pm
When Chris Gargiulo finished his 30th year of working at a McDonald’s in this city 37 miles north of Tampa, 60 people attended a celebratory surprise party. Gargiulo “was shocked,” according to Cheryl Stark, a friend from church, but someone else might have been even more surprised: the doctor Gargiulo’s mother, Elizabeth Bridwell, consulted after Chris was born with Down syndrome (DS) in 1960.