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McDonough Man Starts Business that Helps Adults with Special Needs

By Beth Slaughter Sexton

Welcoming a new baby and starting a new company within three months of each other made 2005 a big year for Jonathan Kendrick and his family. Digital Technology Partners of Conyers was off to a roaring start and serving a growing list of clients. But baby Elijah John was not doing so well.

It had been a difficult pregnancy for Melissa Kendrick, and when baby Eli was born Oct. 16, 2005, he came into this world with a heart defect and Down syndrome.

“The next year was spent being more of a nurse than a parent, feeding tubes, medications and two heart surgeries for Eli,” Jonathan Kendrick said. “Our lives would never be the same.”

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