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9-year-old explains her autism during school's morning announcements


An Alabama fourth grader is being praised by her school of 450 students after giving a powerful speech about being on the autism spectrum. Keira Meikus, 9, explained what it's like having autism during her school's morning announcements on April 7. "She's thrilled," Keira's mom, Sarah Charles of Hoover, Alabama, told ABC News. "I don't know that she really understands the impact that she's making. She's still very young. She calls autism her superpower. That's just part of who she is and that's just o ..

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