Man with Downs Syndrome earns 5th degree black belt

Time now for a story of inspiration.

It’s the story of 59-year-old man from New York who earned his 5th-degree black belt in karate.

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It is believed to be the highest level ever reached in that martial arts discipline in the United States for a person with Downs Syndrome. Eric Scharoun earned his 5th degree black belt earlier this week.