No matter what others say, we should never give up on ourselves and always chase our dreams. 

A 4-year-old girl from Malta is a great example of someone who dreams big despite her own limitations. Francesca Rausi, who has down syndrome has captured the hearts of people around the world after she took part in a fashion show for models with disabilities.

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In videos from the show, Francesca can be seen shining brightly alongside more than 20 others between the ages of 4 and 24.

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In an interview for Metro, her mother, Michelle Rausi, said:

“Francesca has been modeling since she was very young.

“She loves it and was the first toddler in Malta to take part in a modeling competition and won the junior top model.”

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Also, Michelle said her little princess hopes to one day become a professional model, while she herself dreams of seeing her child raise awareness for others with her condition.

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And it seems like Francesca’s career is about to take off in full glory.

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She has already won the Best Junior Super Model award at the Miss Junior Malta contest, as well as the award for Best Cutie Little Model in another international competition.

“I feel very emotional watching her because I see the happiness in her eyes, it’s out of this world,” she said.

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Michelle is now even on Instagram where she and her parents hope to reach a wider audience.

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See Francesca and other inspiring youths with disabilities shine bright on the catwalk by clicking below.

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