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Boy With Asperger's Finds Friend In Zoo's Sea Lion (VIDEO)

By Arin Greenwood

It’s clear that this little boy is having one fantastic day, hanging out with a frisky, friendly sea lion at the National Zoo:

“This is the best thing of my life!” yells Alex, a 7-year-old Virginian with Asperger’s syndrome whose mom, Jennifer Bittner, took a video of her son’s awesome playdate with Sophie the pinniped.

“It was amazing to witness the connection that the beautiful creature and my son seemed to share,” Bittner told D.C.’s Fox affiliate. “He sometimes has trouble interacting and playing with children his own age, but he and the sea lion seemed perfectly in …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green