Meet a Superhero With a Soft Touch

Meet a Superhero With a Soft Touch

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weightlifting Down syndrome man31-year-old Jonathan Stoklosa, who has Down syndrome, is a young man with incredible power – both to lift the spirits of shoppers at his day job, and to bench press 400 pounds, amazing all at a local gym at night.

Jon is an incredible powerlifter. Not an incredible Special Olympics powerlifter – just an incredible powerlifter, period. He competes in regular matches, often placing in the top three.

“You walk away going, ‘Wow.” Or ‘Did I really just see what I just saw?'” said Brandon McGovern, Jonathan’s trainer.

(WATCH the video below or READ the story from CBS’s Steve Hartman)