- Associated Press - Thursday, April 21, 2016

CUMMING, Ga. (AP) - Actress Holly Robinson Peete held an intimate book-reading event in Atlanta for children with autism and their families.

Peete read her children’s book “My Brother Charlie” on Thursday afternoon at the Springfree Trampoline Atlanta facility. She held the reading in support of National Autism Awareness Month.

Peete’s book is a story about a boy with autism, based on her son, RJ Peete. The first 25 families in attendance received copies of her book.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says in every 68 children in America is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.


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