Santa baby! Little girl with Down’s syndrome is overjoyed to see her own face in a Tesco advert after she modelled for the supermarket

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  • Miesha Willis, 31, mom to Alyssa, who was born with Down syndrome
  • Cute baby scores modeling gig with Tesco’s F&F Christmas clothing range
  • Alyssa was thrilled to see her face in the adverts during a visit to her local Tesco store

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A little girl with Down’s syndrome was thrilled to see her face in a Tesco advert after modeling for the Christmas campaign.

Miesha Willis, 31, a teacher from Newport, Wales, lives with her husband, Steven, 31, and their two children, Aureya, 2, and Alyssa, 1, who was born with Down syndrome.

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Upon confirmation of her diagnosis, the parents claim they only had negative expectations regarding her development, and were left uncertain about the future.

But despite all odds, this lucky baby has landed her first modeling deal for Tesco’s F&F Christmas clothing range – making the family ‘overjoyed’.

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An adorable photo of Alyssa posing for her campaign in the store has gone viral on social media, in which the baby girl is thrilled about her modeling debut.

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Alyssa Willis, one, from Newport, Wales, was born with Down syndrome with an uncertain prognosis. But she’s flourishing now and has even modeled for Tesco’s F&F Christmas clothing range

The baby girl has just landed her first ever modeling campaign with Tesco and she couldn't be happier

The baby girl has just landed her first ever modeling campaign with Tesco and she couldn’t be happier

The family were stunned to see such a great shot in store at Tesco recently.

Misha said, ‘I can’t believe she is a Christmas model because we never expected a daughter who is a model.’

‘We couldn’t believe it and I almost cried, it was so amazing.

‘I had no idea it was going to be displayed on this scale, because they don’t tell you initially what the pictures will be used for – we all knew it was for F&F.

Alyssa Happy Toddler was thrilled to see herself in the adverts for her local Tesco

She was accompanied by her proud parents Misha, 31, Steven, 31, and her two older sisters, Aureya.

Alyssa Happy Toddler was thrilled to see herself in the adverts for her local Tesco, where she visited with proud parents Misha, 31, Steven, 31, and her older sister Aurea, two.

When Alyssa was diagnosed with Down syndrome, her parents were unsure about her future

When Alyssa was diagnosed with Down syndrome, her parents were unsure about her future

‘It was a little weird, because the photo shoot took place in August and she was dressed as Mrs Claus.

‘However, we didn’t think much of it and assumed we were just having a nice family day out.

‘I remember waiting for Halloween to pass and hoping the photo was going to be used on their Instagram page or something, because I didn’t expect her face to be in the store.’

Misha recalls living with her family in Alton Towers and when she got the news, she stopped in her tracks despite being caught in the pouring rain.

She said: ‘I saw the massive poster and knew we had to see it immediately.

Little Munne loves fancy dress.  Pictured with her big sister Aureya wearing a Supergirl outfit with a red cape

Little Munne loves fancy dress. Pictured with her big sister Aureya wearing a Supergirl outfit with a red cape

Alyssa signed a modeling contract with Zebedee, a company that specializes in helping models with disabilities fulfill their dreams, sharing the post online after helping facilitate the shoot

Alyssa signed a modeling contract with Zebedee, a company that specializes in helping models with disabilities fulfill their dreams, sharing the post online after helping facilitate the shoot

‘Alyssa couldn’t stop smiling and pointing at the screaming poster, as I think she knew it was her.

‘ Aureya, his sister, kept yelling “Alyssa” over and over while looking at the poster.

‘Our friends and family members across the UK have been sending us pictures of her in their local stores and I think she has quite a few now.’

Zebedee, a company that specializes in helping models with disabilities fulfill their dreams, shared the post online after helping facilitate the shoot.

Steven, Misha, Alyssa and Aurea posing together while the girls wear identical dresses and tops

Steven, Misha, Alyssa and Aurea posing together while the girls wear identical dresses and tops

Misha and his youngest daughter.

Misha and his youngest daughter.

The lovely model and her glamorous mother at a formal occasion.  Alyssa has a bright future in modeling

The lovely model and her glamorous mother at a formal occasion. Alyssa has a bright future in modeling

Sue Moore, senior booker, wrote: ‘If you’ve had a bad day and you need something to smile about – take a look at this image of our Zebedee mini model Alyssa, who has Down’s syndrome, as she made a huge Saw the picture myself at my local Tesco. This is the reason why I love my work so much.

Alyssa is pictured smiling while sitting in a trolley, her festive photo pictured in the background amid the store’s range of children’s clothing.

The post received more than 2,000 likes and users flocked to the comments to share their appreciation for Total’s smiley response.

The family revealed Alyssa, pictured with her father, posed for a Mrs Claus photoshoot in August

The family revealed Alyssa, pictured with her father, posed for a Mrs Claus photoshoot in August

Misha, Alyssa and Aureya.  The mother of two said family members kept sending her pictures of her daughter when they appeared in Tescos across the country

Misha, Alyssa and Aureya. The mother of two said family members kept sending her pictures of her daughter when they appeared in Tescos across the country

‘What a delightful picture indeed. Thanks for sharing,’ said one person.

Another user wrote, ‘What a lovely smile!!’

‘She’s beautiful,’ someone else commented, followed by a clapping emoji.

Another person said: ‘How cute!’

‘excellent! Well done and very happy to see this. God bless her!’ said one person.

Misha said: ‘Words cannot express how proud I am.

‘This is only her first modeling job, but she has a few other jobs lined up [lined up] To which we are waiting to hear back.

‘She is such a cheeky little girl and we are so pleased with her work.

‘We think she is perfect and has completely exceeded our expectations.’

The ad went viral after Misha shared it online, with people praising Alyssa's communicative smile

The ad went viral after Misha shared it online, with people praising Alyssa’s communicative smile

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