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    Ten years ago Tanners last words at four and half were "My Name is Tanner. My Name is Tanner." We have worked for ten years searching it the best for him. This includes moving back to the family farm are for support from community, church and family. I had two heart attacks at 38 due to the stress of dealing with a special needs son. I have written over 1000 blogs and 72,000 tweets. This month an angel social Activist came to my aid to help me fulfill a dream. I have dreamed of building a National Autism Organization that supports local families and regional service organization. Thanks to this Angel, my dream is coming true. Thank you CNN for giving Tanner a voice. I have asked many friends to submit their stories. I especially love the stories of my friends Gretchen Leary, Sam Wessels and Michael Buckholtz. Please help me end discrimination SocioEconomically, Geographically and Ethnically due to Autism. Our new New Organization is  AutismAid.org   http://www.autismAid.org  Changing the Paradigm from Aware to Care I am sorry Tanners I pad one does not do video. Regards,      Tim    TannersDad Tim Welsh     AutismAid.org  Co-Founder and Executive Director    Autism Advocate    Director Autism Society of Illinois    Director Mason Allen Medlam Foundation for Autism Safety    Cell: 217 260 3098     http://www.AutismAid.org     http://www.facebook.com/AutismAid     http://www.MasonAlert.org<http://www.masonalert.org/>     http://www.twitter.com/TannersDad     http://www.linkedin.com/in/tannersdadtimwelsh     http://www.change.org/profiles/tannersdad     http://tinyurl.com/pfwpf7     http://www.autismone.org/users/tim-welsh     http://www.facebook.com/timothy.welsh1

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