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Autism Gives Me Superpowers

Our existence is not an ‘epidemic.’ It’s a blessing.

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I’m writing this piece, two men are sitting next to me talking about how disabled people should be killed. Seriously. They’re going on and on about how vile it is that as some humans grow older, they begin to need diapers. In graphic detail, one of them is describing how he would shoot or poison himself if he were to become…