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  • 'I am here' - Silenced by autism, young man finds his voice story has photos
    Updated: Apr-25-16 12:14 am

    METAIRIE, Louisiana - Benjamin Alexander cannot speak, but he is determined to be heard. He cannot type without a hand to support his, and yet he writes and writes, his inner voice shouting out his thoughts. He returns repeatedly to the "fiend" that tried to silence him, the autism he sarcastically calls his "gift."