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Mariah Erickson, Nora's mother, finally gets ahold of Nora to give her a brief hug as they play in her bedroom at their home. Bob King / Duluth News Tribune

A mother's story: Loving Nora, a child with Asperger's

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Have you ever witnessed, say at Target or, more notoriously, at Wal-Mart, a child really having a fit? Not just screaming until the skin around the mouth turns a steely blue color while strapped in the cockpit of a shopping cart, but with body thrown onto the floor in an attempt to enhance the spectacle?


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