December 4, 1994 |
Margot Carlson still remembers the moment in 1968 that started her transformation from stay-at-home mom into the executive director of one of Orange County's most successful nonprofit agencies. Her sixth child and namesake, Margot Rose, was discovered to have Down's syndrome shortly after birth. "It was such a complete shock," Carlson said. "I remember it was a gloomy day, and I was sitting in the dark in the house after the doctor called and told me.