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World Autism Awareness Day 2017 lights the world blue

April 03, 2017
To increase understanding and acceptance of people with autism, thousands of landmarks, homes and businesses in more than 150 countries were lit blue on Sunday, April 2, 2017, marking the start of World Autism Month and Autism Speaks’ month-long Light It Up Blue campaign. Iconic landmarks that participated, include The White House, the Empire State Building, Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil, the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt, Macau Tower in China and Niagara Falls.
 
Learn more about Light It Up Blue here: autismspeaks.org/liub
 
See some of the many landmarks that went blue in the photo gallery below.
 
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