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'The Good Doctor' autism awareness PSA

Actor Freddie Highmore, star of ABC's hit show "The Good Doctor," filmed a PSA to bring awareness to individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In "The Good Doctor," Highmore plays Dr. Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism. 

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