Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Vale Rain Man

Kim Peek died on December 19 aged 58. Vastly more complex than the character portrayed by Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man, the savant was the subject of many studies which concluded that he was a genius in "at least 15 subjects, including music, geography, history and mathematics."

His long-term effect on the understanding and treatment of the "different" has been immense.

The Real Rain Man

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