Helena hugged her brother. They stared at the lovely blue wind-chime, while his wife rocked and held the boy.
“How long has she been sitting there with him?
“Hours,” he replied passively.
“What do you plan to do?”
“I don’t know.” A tear rolled down his face. “He’s in his own world.”
“Isn’t there anything the Doctors can do, so he’ll be normal?
“It’s Autism,” he said. “ What can they do.”
They fell into a silent awe, as the dolphin moved with the rolling waves inside the ornament
“It’s how he sees his world,” his wife said, sadly.
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