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Life on the spectrum

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Blake D. | 15 years old
I feel that with autism, your brain just works different but not worse. I want people to know I can learn and do things like everyone else.
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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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