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This model just made history on the New York Fashion Week catwalk.

Meet the model who made history at New York Fashion Week.

This is Jamie Brewer. She just became the first model with Downs syndrome in the world to walk at New York Fashion Week.

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The American Horror Story actress became the first down syndrome woman to walk at NYFW. (Image via Twitter)

The American Horror Story actress walked in the Carrie Hammer show as part of the Role Models Not Runway Models campaign.

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“Young girls and even young women … [see me] and say, ‘Hey, if she can do it, so can I,'” Brewer told Today. “It’s a true inspiration being a role model for any young women to [encourage them] in being who they are, and showing who they are.”

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Jamie walking the Carrie Hammer runway as part of the Role Models Not Runway Models campaign.

She also said the black dress worn by Brewer was inspired by her character on American Horror Story.

“Jamie has a beautiful body with a teeny waist and curves, and we went with an A-line,” she said.

As reported by Mashable, Hammer hopes her runway show inspires women, and helps to change the beauty standards of the fashion industry.

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