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Zack Gottsagen becomes first Oscar presenter with down syndrome

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'Peanut Butter Falcon' star Zack Gottsagen took the stage at the 92nd Academy Awards making him the first Oscar presenter with down syndrome to give away the honour.

His co-star from the movie Shia LaBeouf too joined the actor on the stage. The duo was there to present the best live-action short prize award.

The actor received a standing ovation upon reaching the stage at Dolby Theatre, cited The Hollywood Reporter.

The movie 'Peanut Butter Falcon' is a story of a person who escaped the nursing home to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler.

The 92nd Academy Awards is currently taking place at Los Angeles in California.

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First Published: Mon, February 10 2020. 09:49 IST