2009 Photo Contest, Daily Life, 3rd prize

Gen Yamaguchi

for St. Petersburg Times

17 November, 2008

Doug McDonald died four years ago, after suffering a pulmonary embolism at the age of 45. Following the death of her husband, Janet McDonald is raising nine-year-old triplets on her own. Two of the children are autistic. Autism is one of a group of disorders associated with difficulties in communication and social interaction. The causes are not fully understood.

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Gen Yamaguchi

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