Tuesday, December 15, 2009

'A Place That Taught Me to Finally Be Happy With Myself'

Interesting piece by Mike Elk on Huffington Post.

Today as I leave for Brazil, I go back to a place and a people that literally saved my life.
Without Brazil, I wonder how I would even be alive today. Brazil was the place that taught me to finally be happy with myself despite my numerous defects.
As a teenager, when I was diagnosed with an autism spectrum condition known as Asperger's Syndrome, it seemed like a death sentence.

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