What A Tree Revealed About Autism

A story about growth in a boy and a tree

Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash

Love arrives at such unexpected moments

My story revolves around the Fourth of July in 2019 when my family and I left the crowded suburbs of Philadelphia and drove to spend the weekend at my brother and sister-in-law’s home in the country. My son Quinton, who is on the autism spectrum, was about to turn nine and was looking forward to returning to this…