Autism is one of the most common long-term diseases in the world, affecting almost 4% of people in the US. But while most cases are diagnosed during the second or third year of a person’s life, this girl named Jessica Stewart found out that she had autism at the age of 23. At first, Jessica couldn’t believe that she had spent her entire life without knowing the diagnosis, but as the doctor started to tell her about the disease’s symptoms, she realized he was right. But instead of being sad and giving up on her life, she decided to accept and be proud of who she was. Let’s read this amazing story, which is about courage and love for life!
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