Autistic Boy Basketball Star

This video was making the rounds among bloggers a couple weeks ago. It’s an actual news report from Rochester, New York, of an autistic teenager who, after years of serving as the team manager, gets put in the last game of the season by his coach. You won’t believe his performance. When Sara and I watched it, we both got all choked up. And two weeks later, it still brings a smile to my face. Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.

Watch it at Google Video.

While you’re at it, check out this amazing video of hundreds of thousands of super balls bouncing down a San Francisco street. (thanks for the link, B.)

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2 Responses to Autistic Boy Basketball Star

  1. nicole says:

    Karl:
    This story created quite a stir at the Sight and Sound water cooler, and it made me smile upon hearing it, but seeing it was magical. Thanks for the link.
    Nicole

  2. Thank you very much for sharing such passion in the struggle for helping children and families cope with autism. (my apologies for the weird name I

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