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April 26, 2014

Family raises autism awareness

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For Lila and her family every small step is a win — but a long road lies ahead.

“I feel so blessed. She is present now,” Melinda Brown said. “Now that she is back into this world, it is our job as a parent to keep her there.”

She added that the specialists think that Lila will most likely talk and most likely be able to attend regular school. But the autism spectrum is broad and unpredictable.

“People have asked me if I would change the way things are if I could snap my fingers,” Melinda said. “I tell them no. She is perfect the way she is.”

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