Jéssica Pereira da Silva (31) dreamt to open a restaurant.
However, the idea was solidified with the opening of a café - the Bellatucci Café - in Pinheiros, in the city of São Paulo.
This made her the first entrepreneur with Down syndrome to be officially recognized in Brazil.
"My dream was to open a restaurant, but my sister and mother said a restaurant was too difficult, and we decided to open a café."
"The café changed my life. I used to stay home and watch TV a lot."
"Now I come home at 7 am and work from Monday . . .
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