I was looking at a much more serious article today, which I’ll probably post later but, this story (actually a video) is a great example of autism and it’s possibilities. The video is entitled “Mikey Brannigan Becomes First American Runner with Autism to Win Paralympic 1500 Meter Gold” over at NBC Nightly News.

In four years, Mikey is looking to compete in the other Olympics. Go Mikey!



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Special Olympics

When I came across this article today at work, I knew I had to write about it. This is what the Special Olympics is all about and with them just around the corner, this young man’s spirit is a perfect example.

The article is entitled “For one family, Special Olympics growth creates new opportunities” by