Boy with autism writes heart-wrenching poem

- The National Autism Association (NAA) shared a 10-year-old boy's honest and heartfelt take on a classroom poetry assignment.

Benjamin's mother explained that the teacher asked the students to write a poem, entitled "I Am."

"My 10 year old son with Aspergers was asked to write a poem for school titled 'I Am' he was given the first 2 words in every sentence. This is what he wrote..." she said.

The poem was touching to many who read it on Facebook and has reached tens of thousands in the past week.

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