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My current event-- our town honored my severely autistic son with a beach clean up in his name

Posted by on Jul. 7, 2014 at 2:47 AM
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A few local business people and local politicians threw a big beach clean up to honor my son Lucky, who has severe autism, for all his hard work cleaning up our town.  Lucky's obsession is (and has been for 5 plus years) all things disposal/trash related.  He loves trash trucks and it evolved to him constantly picking up trash around town and on the beach for hours and hours every week.  A local business man who does a lot of charity work in the community found out about him and has made him one of his many pet projects. So today about 100 people came to the beach and cheered Lucky on as he showed them how it was done.  They are also paying to have his new puppy trained to be a service dog, sending the family to Disney, with a private tour of the disposal facilities, got him a private tour of our local dump with a ride along in a trash truck, having him honored by the chamber of commerce and have started a drive for the local businesses to give things to Lucky to thank him. 

Lucky doesn't understand but as his parents we are touched beyond belief and so thankfull.  After years of smelling stinky dumpsters, it's nice to have something positive come of it all.


by on Jul. 7, 2014 at 2:47 AM
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momtoscott
by Platinum Member on Jul. 7, 2014 at 7:12 AM
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Fantastic!  And what a cutie your son is! 

starryeyez23
by on Jul. 7, 2014 at 7:13 AM
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That is awesome!!
survivorinohio
by René on Jul. 7, 2014 at 7:26 AM
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thats awesome!


denise3680
by Gold Member on Jul. 7, 2014 at 7:32 AM
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I love it:)  I know he feels like the absolute man right now:)

tiffyhamm
by Gold Member on Jul. 7, 2014 at 7:35 AM
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I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!
oddgirl
by Bronze Member on Jul. 7, 2014 at 10:27 AM
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That's fantastic! 

.veni.vidi.vici
by 3v on Jul. 7, 2014 at 10:28 AM
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This makes me smile and gives me warm fuzzies!
Sisteract
by Whoopie on Jul. 7, 2014 at 10:29 AM

Congrats to your son for being honored for his hard work!

GLWerth
by Gina on Jul. 7, 2014 at 10:31 AM
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That is great. Nice to see people being decent for once!

Your son is really cute too!

snookyfritz
by Platinum Member on Jul. 7, 2014 at 10:34 AM
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What an honor!  And a wonderful surprise for you family.

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