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Aspiring Teen Model Proves That Autism Won’t Hold Him Back

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May 19, 2016- "Aspiring Teen Model Proves That Autism Won’t Hold Him Back"- RJ Peete, son of actress and autism advocate Holly Robinson Peete, was diagnosed with autism at age 3 and doctors told his parents that he likely wouldn’t achieve much. Today, the 18-year-old is blossoming in his new career as a male model. In addition to modeling, RJ has helped co-write a book about autism with his mother and twin sister. While his actions certainly speak louder than words, RJ still has a message for his peers on the spectrum: “To all the kids with autism out there, you can do anything you want to.”