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Jennifer Lawrence, Down Syndrome of Louisville honored at Mint Jubilee Gala

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Andy Strunk and Blaine Lawrence accepted the award on Jennifer's behalf. Andy Strunk and Blaine Lawrence accepted the award on Jennifer's behalf.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The red carpet was rolled out for the second annual Mint Jubilee Gala Friday night.

Around 200 people gathered at the Down Syndrome of Louisville Lifelong Learning Center.

While the event celebrated the everyday celebrities of Down Syndrome of Louisville, Louisville native and Hollywood celebrity Jennifer Lawrence was honored with the Down Syndrome of Louisville Friendship award.

Jennifer's brother, Blaine Lawrence, accepted the award on her behalf with her longtime friend and number one fan Andy Strunk by his side.

The event also recognized legendary jockeys Pat Day.

Proceeds from the event benefited Down Syndrome of Louisville.

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