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Marathon for Autism

Contest Photo by: FamilyStaff1
Sandy, UT
Category: Voter's Choice

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Four years ago our oldest daughter was diagnosed with Autism. Mira was trapped in her body, unable to communicate. We were warned that she might not ever show affection or communicate. We made many changes to our lives at that time. We changed diets and tried to avoid toxins. We also signed up to raise money for Autism by running marathons. We get outside and run more with our kids too. Mira is seven now, and is thriving with normal kids in a normal class. She is so happy and excited about life.
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