David Andrew Farrow

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Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty PB00068179

David Andrew Farrow was born in Kitchener, Ontario back in 1975 to Wayne and Virginia. During his infancy, he suffered from numerous health problems. The prognoses was not good and the doctors suggested that he would not survive the first year. His health issues also affected his studies, severely impacting is learning.

He was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and dyslexia. Against the doctors wishes his mother would not let him take Ritalin to control his issues. So, what’s a young man to do, well David took it upon himself exploring behavior modification approaches to manage his disability. By the time he was 14 he taught himself speed reading and memorizing the things he had read. As they say the rest is history. David is a two-time Canadian Guinness World Record Holder for the Most Decks of Playing Cards Memorized in a Single Sighting. he memorized the order of 59 separate packs of cards (3,068), which took him around 14 hours to memorize. I bet he would do great on Jeopardy, don’t you?

He currently owns a public relations firm based in Buffalo, New York.

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Maria Gilda Racelis
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Mother knows best! It's amazing how one's strong desire could propel tremendous changes in his/her own self.

Dec 05, 2019 02:46 AM #1
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"Rain Man" comes to mind. Wonderful that he was encouraged to use his unique gifts. 

Dec 05, 2019 03:29 AM #2
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The real power of the mind can overcome so many things.

Dec 05, 2019 04:13 AM #3
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Hello James - I was unfamiliar with the name but it is amazing when we hear of such incredible mental feats being achieved.  

Dec 05, 2019 04:52 AM #4
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Raymond E. Camp
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Good morning James,

A smart lady and man!

There are very few medications made that do not have side effects!

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Dec 05, 2019 04:52 AM #5
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Wayne Martin
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Good morning James. The say it could not be done and then David did it! Enjoy your day!

Dec 05, 2019 04:57 AM #6
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Bob "RealMan" Timm
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And the dr's said he couldn't focus James Dray ???

Dec 05, 2019 05:45 AM #7
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Lise Howe
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that is an amazing story and an inspiration to all of us who can't focus on anything for longer than a minute 

Dec 05, 2019 06:04 AM #8
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Now that's what I call a motivated person! A truly inspiring individual, James, who proves we can do most anything we set our minds to doing.

Dec 05, 2019 06:27 AM #9
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James,

Glad to hear his mother did not go the Ritalin route.  I think that these children can be channeled to good thing rather than dopped up into oblivions...A

Dec 05, 2019 07:13 AM #10
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Good morning James Dray - that probably would not let him play in Las Vegas.

Dec 05, 2019 07:25 AM #11
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I'm just happy if I remember the name of the person I was just introduced to ten minutes ago.

Dec 05, 2019 08:27 AM #12
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Thank you very much, James, for sharing this very interesting story.

Dec 05, 2019 12:03 PM #13
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Sounds like David took a possible weakness & turned it into a record breaking strength. 

Dec 05, 2019 12:42 PM #15
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Good evening James. Beyond my understanding for sure. Have a nice night.

Dec 05, 2019 02:20 PM #16
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Hi James- this is a good example of people choosing to master and overcome what they want to. 

Dec 05, 2019 02:22 PM #17
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James loved this post and like this young man I am not a fan of using drugs to solve health issues,Endre

Dec 05, 2019 10:50 PM #18
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OMG that is amazing, I did not know about this man. 

Dec 05, 2019 11:47 PM #19
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What a fascinating story about David Andrew Farrow. What he managed to achieve is amazing.

 

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