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Old 02-18-2013, 10:35 PM   #1
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3500 An Autistic Boy's Ten-Year Romance With Snow White

I just started reading this book and thought others might be interested in it. I know that many people loved the podcast that "our Ben" did with the team. This is the story of another autistic young man told by his father who happens to be a dis'er. http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2935912 Some of you may have heard how he was the last person to get to ride on Snow White's Scary Adventures before it closed.

I was able to get the Kindle version from Amazon. It never ceases to amaze me how "one man's dream" continues to affect so many people.
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:09 PM   #2
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I enjoyed the blog posts and thought Ben's dad was a really good writer and should do a book. Glad to hear he did
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I just finished the book and loved it. What a wonderful, sweet story.
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Old 02-20-2013, 05:42 PM   #4
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Oh hey, thank you, I'm so glad you enjoyed the book. I tried to post about it, but the mods (correctly and understandably) deleted the post as advertising.

Thanks so much for reading, and if you were so motivated to leave an honest review of the book on Amazon I would be appreciative.
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:25 PM   #5
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I'm only halfway through, but so far it has made me both tear up and laugh out loud. I'll be sure to leave a review when I'm finished. Good job, Lokheed.
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Old 04-18-2013, 10:21 PM   #6
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I just found this book on Amazon while searching for something else. I was so excited I came here to see if anyone had posted about it! When I saw the title I immediately thought, "this has to be the boy I read about on the Dis." I wish you great success.
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Old 04-18-2013, 10:26 PM   #7
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I just found this book on Amazon while searching for something else. I was so excited I came here to see if anyone had posted about it! When I saw the title I immediately thought, "this has to be the boy I read about on the Dis." I wish you great success.
Thank you so much!

If anyone is interested, I am running a free promotion for the Kindle version from Thursday, May 2nd through Monday, May 6th. The complete book, absolutely free, no strings attached.
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Thank you so much!

If anyone is interested, I am running a free promotion for the Kindle version from Thursday, May 2nd through Monday, May 6th. The complete book, absolutely free, no strings attached.
Awesome!! I was thinking about getting the Kindle version if I couldn't get it at the library. Thanks so much for letting us know.
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Excited to see this thread. Can't wait to read the book. I debated about the Kindle version, but I collect Disney books and of course this needs to be part of the collection. Sadly, I won't get my copy until Monday though.
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So excited! You've written about this on metafilter, haven't you?
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So excited! You've written about this on metafilter, haven't you?
I've posted it to MeFi Projects at http://projects.metafilter.com/3884/...ith-Snow-White but it's never been on the blue. There is also a companion piece to the book, a song I wrote and recorded. You can find the links on my website.
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I would totally make a post on the blue! Wow, so many Mefite DIS'ers
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I would totally make a post on the blue! Wow, so many Mefite DIS'ers
By all means feel free. I can't do it myself for obvious reasons. If you need supporting links I would be happy to give you some suggestions, but knock yourself out.
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Old 05-02-2013, 10:10 AM   #14
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For anyone interested, the Kindle version of 3500 is absolutely free for the next five days from May 2nd through May 6th. Absolutely free, no strings attached, just pop over to Amazon and grab your copy.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BFTDHV4
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Thank you! I just downloaded this to read on a trip I'm taking this weekend. I followed the story on the boards and am looking forward to reading the book.
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