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Autistic Marine booted from the Marine Corps. The recruiter knew something was wrong with the guy.

I have a relative who is autistic. He has a mild case and yet, I don't think he is capable of being in any military.
This recruiter picked him up at a group home for mentally ill people. That should have been a red flag. Are recruiters that desperate that an autistic guy is good to go ?

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — At age 8, Josh Fry was diagnosed with autism.

The disorder got the Hollywood treatment in “Rain Man,” where actor Dustin Hoffman portrays a highly functioning autistic who counts toothpicks and wants to go to Kmart. But in real life, the neurological developmental disorder manifests a wide range of impairments, often requiring extensive therapy and counseling to build social, speech and behavioral skills.

When Fry turned 18 in 2006, he was deemed unable to make major decisions for himself by the Calif


Added: Aug-9-2009 Occurred On: Aug-9-2009
By: Steve677
Tags: marine, recruiting
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