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Autism Awareness Day

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And today is World Autism Awareness Day.

The founders of "Autism Speaks" were on the today show this morning talking about the disorder.

Bob and Suzanne Wright started the organization five years ago to bring awareness and raise money for research.

It's personal for them, They have a grandson who is autistic.

And while autism is getting more attention these days , Wright, the former CEO of NBC-Universal, says there's still a long way to go.

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