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Autism speaks at JB Charleston

Three-year-old Hunter, and his mother Tricia, wife of Staff Sgt. Justin Hoffman, 15th Airlift Squadron loadmaster, 437th Airlift Wing, give each other a high-five after playing basketball at a Joint Base Charleston – Air Base park April 14. Hunter was recently diagnosed with moderate to severe classical autism. Hunter struggles with speaking, making eye contact and basic social skills. Even though Hunter struggles with simple things such as speaking or social interactions, he is very coordinated and can retain large amounts of information.



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This work, Autism speaks at JB Charleston [Image 2 of 10], by SrA Dennis Sloan, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.14.2012

Date Posted:04.19.2012 08:07

Photo ID:561585

VIRIN:120416-F-LR006-172

Resolution:1933x2987

Size:3.61 MB

Location:CHARLESTON, SC, USGlobe

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