Renowned author and speaker Ron Suskind will be on campus to discuss his recent memoir Life Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism. A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and respected political analyst, Suskind turns his attention to his own family in this moving narrative which chronicles their resilience and perseverance when their world is turned upside down as younger son, Owen, is diagnosed with autism at age of 3.
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NY Times: Animating Owen
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