Latter-day Saint Life

Video: ABC News Features LDS Family's Powerful Message About Their Down Syndrome Son


For Down Syndrome Awareness Month, ABC News featured a video about an LDS family and their Down syndrome son, Welles. The video initially received over 1 million views before ABC News helped share this family's touching story.

In the video, Welles's mom, Oakley Peterson, shares, "I don't want people to feel bad for him . . . he's changed our lives to make it so the focus of every day is just joy and happiness and to bless other people."

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