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Susan Boyle Reveals Asperger's Syndrome Paper

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December 9, 2013
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Scottish singer Susan Boyle says she has a form of autism known as Asperger's syndrome, a diagnosis she says came as a relief after years of believing she had brain damage. Edward Baran reports.


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