The Ivsan’s adopted Lynnea from an orphanage in Romania when she was only 2-years-old. Soon after Carol and her husband Vince brought Lynnea home to the United States her mother Carol began to notice her daughter wasn’t assimilating to the world around her, she wasn’t walking, talking or even eating. After many questions and numerous test Lynnea was diagnosed with Autism. Now at the age of 27 Lynnea, with the help of her parents, is working towards living as normal as a life as she can with the lingering question of what her life will look like when she is one day on her own.
Videographer: Paula Ospina