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Texas town honors hospital worker with Down syndrome, names Oct. 28 'Bobby Henry Day'

Posted at 8:07 AM, Oct 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-29 08:07:54-04

TEMPLE, TX — The mayor of Temple declared Oct. 28 as "Bobby Henry Day" in honor of a dedicated hospital worker with Down syndrome.

Bobby Henry is a 27-year employee of McLane Children's Hospital. He has Down syndrome and is one of the most dedicated and punctual employees at the hospital.

Henry also has a break room dedicated to him at the hospital.

Temple Mayor Tim Davis' declaration comes as part of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

Henry, an avid Dallas Cowboys fan, also received a Cowboys helmet signed by wide receiver Amari Cooper.

This story was originally published by Sydney Isenberg on KXXV in Waco, Texas.