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By Carinne Gee — Aug 12, 2010 12:31pm
I heard about your son and I wanted to send my condolences. I too had a son, Alex who Autistic. He was 7 1/2 - severely Autistic. Never learned to speak, etc. He escaped from our home in May 2007 and went missing. We found him 2 hours later in a lake near our home. It was a horrible horrible time. I still fill guilt about it all at times, even though logically I know it wasn't my fault. We try and focus on the fact that he is now free of the horrible prison-like disease that Autism is. I know what a nightmare this all is and I'm so sorry that you and your family have to go through this it. This has change me and our family forever. Our family has never been the same since his death, but we remember him and talk about him and his is definitely still party of our family. I pray for your peace and comfort during this very trying time for you and your family.