Young Man lives with Down Syndrome

For Marks comfort, this video was conducted in a place where he felt most comfortable, home.

Mark Farmer Jr. was born on February 8, 1987 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He is 29 years old. When Mark was born, doctors discovered that he had the genetic disorder known as Down Syndrome. This disorder occurs when a person has an extra copy of chromosome 21. Although he was born with a disorder that affects his mental capacity, Mark does not let it stop him. His mother, Adrienne Wilson says that he competes in the special Olympics and has won several medals.

“The disorder does not set him back at all. He is very active and high functioning”, Adrienne said.

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