Sea Lion Befriends Boy With Asperger’s, Plays Follow The Leader

A seven-year-old boy with Asperger’s found a friend in an unexpected place when he visited the sea lion enclosure at the National Zoo in Washington DC.

Alex Bittner has trouble interacting with children of his own age, but a curious sea lion, Sophie brought him out of his shell as he played with it through the glass. Listen for what the boy says near the end…


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