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How Disney films helped a boy with autism break through

(CNN) – When a father sees his son slip away he looks for answers wherever he can find them. What he didn't expect is that Disney movies, and more importantly the characters, would give him a connection with his autistic son he thought was gone forever. In his new book, "Life, Animated" author Ron Suskind recounts how Iago from "The Lion King" was just one example of how Disney brought his son back to him.

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