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The Tale of Big John Barker: A True Underdog Story [VIDEO]

The Tale Of Big John Barker

The tale of Big John Barker is an incredible true story about an amazing young man who loves to hunt and how he has triumphed in the face of adversity.

In 1994, Big John Barker was born into a Louisiana family that loves the outdoors and loves to hunt. Unfortunately, he was also born with Jacobsen Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that often results in severe health issues.

After many surgeries and tribulations over the years, Big John Barker is able to enjoy and appreciate the outdoors with his family and friends. He became famous when his father filmed his heartwarming reaction to finding the first doe he ever shot several years ago.

Since then, he has had the opportunity to hunt big game all over the United States, including Texas and with the Drurys in Iowa.

His enthusiasm and his pure, unadulterated love for life and for hunting are infectious. Watch the video to see what I mean.

Keep checking back for more updates on Big John Barker and his future hunting adventures to share the journey!

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The Tale of Big John Barker: A True Underdog Story [VIDEO]