Her parents, on the other hand, don’t have such far-off projections for their daughter and say they take things “one day at a time” with Brooke, who cannot walk or feed herself and still has the mind of a toddler.
“It’s like having a baby,” Melanie Greenberg said. “In one breath you’re doing baby things with her, you’re changing her diaper, she’s obviously in a stroller. You tickle her and try to make her laugh. On the other hand, you realize that she’s 20-years-old.”
This video is from CNN, aired Tuesday, January 22, 2013.
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