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By: Serenity Baruzzini
Most people are unaware of the symptoms of Asperger’s syndrome -- they include an unusually high IQ and a difficulty surviving in the social world. The fact that the symptoms vary in gender doesn’t help. Serenity Baruzzini, age fourteen, does not yet have a formal diagnosis, and now she's struggling to decide whether or not she wants one at all.
Serenity comes to us from the Philadelphia-based Mighty Writers program.
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