When you have a condition that completely alters the way you live, it’s easy to become depressed. Some people claim that they would rather be dead than have to live with certain disabilities, since their lives would be so much more difficult. But many brave individuals who deal with these conditions every day are proud of who they are, and they’re absolutely thrilled to be alive.
That’s why Sam Berns is such an inspirational young man. He was diagnosed with a disorder called progeria, which causes him to age rapidly. But that doesn’t stop him from appreciating everything that life has to offer.
Anyone could learn a thing or two from this brilliant teenager. We should all approach life in a way that is humble, gracious, and optimistic. That’s what Sam Berns does, and he doesn’t regret a thing.