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  • Updated: March 22, 2021

Jamie Foxx Remembers Late Sister, DeOndra On Down Syndrome Day

Months after her death, Oscar-winning Hollywood actor, Jamie Foxx, took to Instagram to remember his late sister, DeOndra Dixon.

Sharing a photo of her, Foxx paid his tribute, writing that he still hears her laughter in the house.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Jamie Foxx (@iamjamiefoxx)

DeOndra who was born with Down Syndrome died on October 19, 2020, at the age of 36. Her death first came to light when singer Chris Brown posted and deleted an emotional tribute on Instagram with a picture of  Dixon and Foxx dancing at a fashion show.

READ ALSO: DeOndra Dixon: 5 Things To Know About Jamie Foxx's Sister

The singer wrote: "Lost one of my best friends and one of the most beautiful souls I know. REST IN PEACE sis. WE WILL DANCE AGAIN ONE DAY...I LOVE YOU."

She was famous for being a younger sister to the Hollywood movie star. Aside from that, she brought awareness to her disability throughout her life and was the Ambassador of the Global Down Syndrome Foundation.

Deondra became the first recipient of the foundation's highest honour, the Quincy Jones Expectational Advocacy Award. 

DeOndra started participating in Special Olympics while in the 6th grade. And participated in the Special Olympics for nearly 10 years, winning many awards and medals.

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