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After diagnosing him with autism when he was a toddler, doctors told Michael Whary’s parents that he would likely never drive a car or even ride a bike, but this high-achieving teen has proven them all wrong.

He plays piano, joined the marching band as a trumpet-player, competes with the track team and takes advanced classes in the Honor Society.

Scouting is one of his favorite activities and Michael chose as his Eagle Scout service project to create an inspiring video for parents of autistic kids.Lego braille printer-Banerjee-family photo

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In making the video over a nine-month period, the 16-year-old from Elyria, Ohio focused on giving parents hope. The video delivers the message loud and clear: Your kids will be happy, they will have friends, and they will be able to work — even succeed at the highest levels of society — and contribute to the community.

(WATCH his video below or READ the story at Yahoo News)

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