Marilyn Santiago

Photojournalist
    
An Autistic Escape Through Sports
Location: Puerto RIco
Nationality: American
Biography: All my free time, I spend with my cameras wandering around. Photojournalism Diploma from New York Institute of Photography.  I love meeting people and listening to their stories. Human experience, the greatest story there is.
Public Story
An Autistic Escape Through Sports
Credits: marilyn santiago
Date of Work: 11/24/19 - 11/24/19
Updated: 11/24/19
   My 18-year old son is an Aspie, and after many years of those troubling teenager stages and mood swings, we finally found the antidote. Taekwondo was the solution for us; for him, an escape of the constant overthinking and a way to make new friends. More than friends, we found an extended family. The real test comes on tournament days, he is as nervious as he can be, but also determined to soldier on and slash the dragons head.

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