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Angelo Puppolo, Jr. started running when he was in high school. After he took many years off, he picked it up again over a year ago

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"I can surely say that Jack’s autism makes our lives interesting. He does lots of things that other people might think are funny, like constantly talking about “rocket” and “suitcase” using his iPad, but we are completely used to things like that. Behind all of his little quirks, Jack is just a kid."

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"Jacob is full of joy and has taught our family so much about love, acceptance, hard work, and the value of all people. Having Jacob in our lives has really opened our hearts tremendously."

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The relationships we have formed through Autism Speaks have helped us navigate some of the most difficult times of our lives. Bikers, doctors, lawyers, politicians, tattoo artists, CEO's, professional athletes and celebrities are just some examples of the people we now call friends. We all have one thing in common.

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The weekend of the walk was filled with many emotions. There was laughter, cheers, and even a few tears. But here is why we walk for Autism Speaks.

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On his last visit to Rhode Island in November of 2014, he had begun to say “juice”; “please”; and even said, “I love you”, which couldn’t have made his family any happier.

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I started walking six years ago with just my parents, a team of only three! I didn't understand then a lot about why we were walking, but I did know that we were helping people with autism, and that I had autism too. I was 9 years old and still learning about what that meant for me.

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