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Life on the Spectrum

Susan M. | 9 years old
“Susan es un pedacito del cielo,” dice su madre, Mónica. “Ella ha significado un cambio muy positivo para nosotros.”
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DaShaun & Daylen V.
“At the end of the day, like any other parent, you want your kids to be happy. You not only want them to be healthy and happy, but the best Daylen and DaShaun that they can be.”
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Chris I. | 27 years old
"I’m proud of the fact that I can drive a car on my own, go from place to place and get to my appointments. Being independent is pretty important because sooner or later all of us will have to learn it one way or another."
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Leonardo | 4 years old
Leo makes everything special. Hace especial todo, dice Jessica, la mamá de Leo. El marca la diferencia entre mis dos hijos. El marca donde quiera que va la diferencia.
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