This story will have you hugging your sibling! Peyton and Mackenzie – brother and sister, united by love. Michele’s kids show us all that with a little bit of support and a sprinkling of mischievousness, you can flourish. Before Peyton was born, Mackenzie, suffering from autism, lived in a lonely world. He didn’t like being hugged and didn’t make friends easily. But when Michele told him she was having a baby sister, Mac’s eyes lit up. He could not wait to be a big brother. Now, the two are best friends – Mac has blossomed since Peyton arrived and as Peyton has Down’s Syndrome, Mac has taken his role of Big Brother vey seriously indeed, looking out for her every day. This story appeared in Prima Baby.