The Down Syndrome Midget walks a little farther than most people when he or she is at home, even if the weather is hot and muggy.
The walker, who is 6 feet tall, has Down Syndrome, a rare neurological disorder that causes severe facial, body and neurological problems.
The Midget, who has been adopted from a home in Minnesota, said he would like to become a police officer someday.
He said he hopes to go to the police academy in Minnesota.
“I want to become an officer someday,” he said.
The story of the Midget with Down syndrome, who also has a disability, is a reminder of the challenges many people with the condition face in our society.
The Midwest is home to about 100,000 people with Down’s syndrome.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 3 Americans have Down syndrome.
The average person with Down-S syndrome is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 130 pounds.
The United States has one of the lowest rates of Down syndrome in the developed world.
About 15 percent of children born in the United States have Down-sus syndrome.
About 1 in 5 Americans has Down syndrome today, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The Down Syndrome Walk, an annual event in Minnesota that raises money for a variety of organizations, is scheduled for Nov. 14 at the St. Louis Park Recreation Center.
The Midget is scheduled to walk the first quarter mile of the course on Friday, Nov. 11.