JOSEPHINE GAY, 7: Her family says "Joey" was autistic, and although she couldn't speak, "she touched the lives of so many around her: Teachers, therapists, friends, neighbors, all loved

 

              JOSEPHINE GAY, 7: Her family says "Joey" was autistic, and although she couldn
JOSEPHINE GAY, 7: Her family says "Joey" was autistic, and although she couldn't speak, "she touched the lives of so many around her: Teachers, therapists, friends, neighbors, all loved and cherished her. Joey was social and affectionate; she smiled, she loved hugs, and she even had a wonderful sense of humor. Her spirit was indomitable." (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Gay Family)
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