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July 17, 2008 3:02 PM   Subscribe

As the father of an autistic son, it's pretty damn cool to see stories like this, to know that Matthew has a chance.
posted by Cool Papa Bell at 3:26 PM on July 17, 2008

The last post in the original thread explains why original video of the second link (of this thread) is borked.

That made no sense.
posted by iamkimiam at 3:57 PM on July 17, 2008

I am so original.
posted by iamkimiam at 3:58 PM on July 17, 2008

Well, there's a video in the "inspirational update" link which links back to the original 2006 story.

....which I hadn't heard before. So, thanks kyleg -- that was beautiful...and it's even more amazing to know that he's still out there making a difference.
posted by CitizenD at 10:11 PM on July 17, 2008

Cool follow up, great to hear he's putting his fame to use to help others.
posted by allkindsoftime at 3:35 AM on July 18, 2008

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