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29 Sep 2013, 9:35 pm

Article while ostensibly about Daryl Hannah is really about Female Autism and the lack of understanding about it. Just don't read the article follow the links especially in the second half.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/emilywillin ... tic-woman/


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29 Sep 2013, 9:43 pm

great article raising awareness somewhat on the features of female autism!


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