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[Xmca-l] And an awesome autistic artistic savant

Stephen Wiltshire is an autistic artistic savant. He was mute until age 5
and used drawing as a way of communicating before he was able to speak.

Here is a short video (apologies for the commercial nature of it - stop the
video at 3:19 to avoid the commercial!)

And here is a longer (35 min)  documentary about when his life:


Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology
883 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602