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How great of a neighbor is Ernie Els? The Jupiter resident has a son, Ben, who has autism. As anyone who has a family member afflicted with autism or knows someone who does, knows, it is a life changing experience...and not an easy one at that.
So when Ernie, "The Big Easy" announced that he was helping to build a $30 million dollar facility for families with members who have autism (remember, people first, autism always second. It's never "I have an autistic child," its always, I have a child with autism."), the community stood up and applauded. And South Florida will be a leader in caring and treating those with autism thanks to The Big Easy.
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