Autistic local artist proves disability should not hold you back

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In the movie, “Rain Man,” Dustin Hoffman played an autistic man who had what are called, “Savant” abilities.

Not every person with autism has savant abilities, but about 10% of them do.

Blake Henkel’s parents don’t believe his talent is the result of the savant situation. In fact, it appears Blake’s work is the result of a lot of hard work, polishing what does appear to be a significant skill.

In this edition of the Buckley Report, meet Blake and see if you think his work stands up favorable to some of the masters.

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