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[Xmca-l] Re: And an awesome autistic artistic savant



Oh yes -- first think that greeted us when we returned from a year in
Sweden to Brooklyn -- in full size mural form it made us cry, Beth


On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 2:40 PM, mike cole <lchcmike@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yep that is awesome, Greg.
> mike
>
>
> On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 9:33 AM, Greg Thompson <greg.a.thompson@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > 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!)
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsJbApZ5GF0
> >
> > And here is a longer (35 min)  documentary about when his life:
> > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xklinT2g6wU
> >
> > Awesome.
> > -greg
> >
> > --
> > Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
> > Assistant Professor
> > Department of Anthropology
> > 883 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
> > Brigham Young University
> > Provo, UT 84602
> > http://byu.academia.edu/GregoryThompson
> >
>



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Beth Ferholt
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