Heartfelt Thanks Going out to Our Favorite Burger Joint – From the Mom of a Teenager With Autism

Now an uplifting story. Couldn’t help but share this.

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Heartfelt Thanks Going out to Our Favorite Burger Joint

From the Mom of a Teenager With Autism

by Erin Polk

If you live in our community and catch a sight of us in public, you will see a young man hopping through the store, a cool looking device sitting in the shopping cart and a woman telling “hoppy” to come along. Some people stare. Some people smile. Some people are pretending not to stare.

It’s OK, really. He’s happy and I’m happy and that’s all the matters. We generally go through the stores without conversation with anyone else and that’s just fine with me. We do tend to live in just the space between us, where I understand him and he understands me.

Except there is one place in the community where Kreed’s hopping, dimple grin and sounds are a welcome sight, and people greet him with cheers and shout…

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