An autistic girl survived Italy’s earthquake with the help of Harry Potter

by Annalisa Lista - 2016.11.02
An autistic girl survived Italy’s earthquake with the help of Harry Potter
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An autistic girl has survived the earthquake that has recently hit Italy with the help of Harry Potter. We’re talking about little Benedetta, living in Marsciano (Perugia), near the epicenter (Norcia, Perugia), who escaped with her mother the disaster occurred on 30th October. Her parent wrote on the website Pernoiautistici, a portal containing news and studies on autism, how her daughter got through pain and anxiety by thinking of the little magician of Hogwarts. In fact, she "turned into" her favorite super hero by wearing little round glasses in plastic "to activate super powers". So, she followed her mother and finally she wrote a letter addressed to Harry Potter to tell him her story.

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