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Meet the Benjamin Brothers – They'll Change Your Idea of People with Autism

True Life's Brothers with Autism: 'We Have the Same Problems As Other People'

Originally posted 04/02/2014 09:00AM



Think you don't have anything in common with people who have autism?

MTV wants you to think again.

In observance of World Autism Awareness Month, the network is featuring a pair of brothers diagnosed with the disorder in a True Life documentary special.

Brad and Kenny Benjamin live with their parents in Bowie, Md., and are taking steps towards greater independence – they're learning to shop for groceries and cook their own meals, preparing to get their driver's licenses and increasing their social interaction by throwing a dinner party.

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Filed Under: MTV, Autism, Health
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Kesha Hits the Red Carpet for the First Time Since Rehab

Kesha Hits the Red Carpet for the First Time Since Rehab

Originally posted 03/30/2014 01:40PM

Kesha stepped into the spotlight Saturday night, the first time since completing a rehab program for eating disorders.

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Filed Under: Health, Kesha
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Kesha Has Eliminated 'Negative Influences' from Her Life: Source | Kesha

Kesha Has Eliminated 'Negative Influences' from Her Life: Source

Originally posted 03/29/2014 01:30PM

Kesha has not only ditched the dollar sign in her name, she's also gotten rid of the negativity that surrounded her before she entered rehab for eating disorders earlier this year.

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Filed Under: Health, Kesha
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Amanda Bynes 'Is Doing Extremely Well,' Says Her Mom

Amanda Bynes 'Is Doing Extremely Well,' Says Her Mom

Originally posted 03/28/2014 09:40AM

After a rough 2013 that ended in a months-long stay in various psychiatric treatment centers, Amanda Bynes is working on a fresh start.

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March Radness: Basketball Star Forms a Special Bond with Girl Battling Cancer

Adreian Payne Forms a Special Bond with Girl Battling Cancer

Originally posted 03/27/2014 03:30PM

He's a 6-foot-10 college basketball star. She's a diminutive 8-year-old battling a rare form of cancer. But Adreian Payne and Lacey Holsworth are finding common ground during March Madness.

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VIDEO: Taylor Swift Sweetly Bonds with a Teen Patient at Cancer Center

Taylor Swift Sweetly Bonds with a Teen Patient at Cancer Center

Originally posted 03/25/2014 08:20AM

Grab some Kleenex before watching Taylor Swift's latest video.

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12-Year-Old Alexis Shapiro Has Complications During Weight-Loss Surgery

Alexis Shapiro, 12, Faces a Change in Plans Midway Through Weight-Loss Surgery

Originally posted 03/21/2014 07:30PM

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Amy Robach Inspired by Robin Roberts in Her Cancer Fight

Amy Robach Finds Robin Roberts an Inspiration in Her Cancer Fight

Originally posted 03/21/2014 04:00PM

Following her breast cancer diagnosis in the fall and a double mastectomy soon after, Amy Robach – who completed her fifth of eight chemotherapy treatments last week – is in good spirits.

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Boston Bombing Survivor Returns to Dance with Help of Prosthetic Leg

Adrianne Haslet-Davis, Boston Bombing Survivor, Performs for First Time Since Blast

Originally posted 03/20/2014 06:45PM

Despite losing part of her left leg in the Boston Marathon bombing last year, a professional dancer is back on stage.

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Brittany Daniel Reveals Secret Battle with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Brittany Daniel Reveals Battle with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Originally posted 03/19/2014 02:15PM

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