|Begin doing what you want to do now. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand, and melting like a snowflake. --Marie Ray|
9 year old Autistic Social Entrepreneur--by Huffington Post, syndicated from huffingtonpost.com, Mar 15, 2012
Kent pondered that for a minute. He then looked at me and said "Dad, I have everything I need right now, but there are lots of other kids with autism that can't do the things they want or need. I want to be able to help them get some of the things they want with the money we earn. Can't we start now? I don't want to wait." I had never been prouder. With a tear of gratitude in my eye, I agreed.
One proposal suggested targeting a market of soda pop buyers in an age group from 13 to 24. Kent's response was, "What? Are you stupid? That would mean I couldn't drink my own soda."
A bottler was signed up and the first 24 cases of Kent's soda was turned out by the Walpole, N.H., company, which says he can keep up with 25,000 bottles at a time, but may have to rework things if sales really take off.
This article is reprinted with permission from the Huffington Post's Good News Channel. More of their stories: 81-yr-old Rescues Wife from Fire Hero Dad Helps Disabled Son Fulfill Dreams Polio Victim Break Dances with Crutches
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