Boy With Asperger's Has "Best Day Ever" Thanks To A Sea Lion
Sophie the sea lion at The National Zoo gave 7-year-old Alex the "best day ever" as his mother caught it all on video. Alex is living with Asperger's syndrome so he has trouble interacting with other children, but Sophie was happy to be the perfect playmate from the other side of the glass, swimming along under water as he runs and laughs in delight. It turns out that it's also healthy for the animal, as interactive behavior benefits both humans and mammals.
Read more about this special moment on The Huffington Post here.