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Michelle Sutton

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A Different Kind of Normal

PRESENTED ON NOV 21, 2014
IN BLUE MOUNTAINS @ VOL 10

How being a parent to Autistic children has changed her as a person and why she writes about it. Compelling communication. Follow Michelle Sutton's blog here:

http://michellesuttonwrites.blogspot.com.au/p/about-michelle.html

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For Mariëlle Daemen, starting a foundation had been a dream ever since she visited the Gambia for the first time. Back then, she witnessed poverty and many children not being able to go to school. This led her to co-found the Kids2School Foundation. 

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