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Marvel's Stan Lee Draws Spider-Man Portrait for Fan With Autism

February 23, 2015

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"The Amazing Spider-Man" comic book writer, Stan Lee, made an 8-year-old boy with autism's day when he illustrated a portrait of the famous crime fighter and sent the package to his home in Harlem.

After reading about Jamel Hunter, 8, in a New York Times Neediest Cases Fund story in December, a thoughtful reader named Corky Hale talked to Lee, her neighbor, who co-wrote the famous "Spider Man" comic books. 

“This was a unique experience,” Lee told the Times. “Corky called me and said there was a little boy,” he said. “She wanted a sketch, so I did one.”  Hale then mailed the sketch to the Times reporter, who delivered it to Jamel.

Read more about this touching story on The New York Times

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