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Walks for autism happen all over the U.S., Canada and the U.K. through "Autism Speaks". Now, Detroit Lakes will join the fight with a similar walk, set for Saturday, June 25.

Autism: Breaking the silence in Detroit Lakes

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Autism and its puzzling explosion has been baffling the best and the brightest doctors for years.

Luckily, they've got the young and ambitious on their side.


Rob Cox, 27, is rallying locals for the city's first ever "Detroit Lakes Walk Now for Autism."

The special ed teacher worked with autistic children in a West Des Moines elementary school, but when he moved to Detroit Lakes to do the same thing at Rossman Elementary two years ago, he was a little surprised.

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