Autistic teen basketball star creates mayhem...
If someone told me this story without the film footage to back it up, I would dismiss it as one of those highly exaggerated, only-happens-in-fairy-tales-and-Hollywood-movies type cases. But this true story is more inspiring than any Hollywood film I've ever seen.
CBS recently ran a story about Jason McElwain from Greece Athena High School in Rochester, N.Y. Jason, who is autistic, had been the manager of the varsity basketball team for years fetching towels and water for his teammates. But when his coach gave him a chance to play in the last five minutes of the game, he scored 20 points in four minutes and created the biggest party in the history of basketball.
You can watch the video here.