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Life on the spectrum

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Jonathan S.
I realized there was a challenge, and it largely came about because I started talking to the autism community, and many were not traveling.
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Sarah Robin K. | 23 years old
Being fearless and strong means seeing the light at the end of a dark tunnel and making your way through. 
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Josean S.
I made history as the first candidate with Autism to seek elective office in Puerto Rico.
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Ian H. | 37 years old
I think more people should talk about mental health more openly in general. I hope that autistic people everywhere, who are affected by mental health challenges, can find support and services to meet their needs.
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