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Smiles for Sebastien

Snapshot 1: Suspended between night and day, it is the magical twilight hour at Yangon's famous Shwedagon Pagoda, with its towering spires shimmering in the fading light. A group of local ladies – dressed in their traditional longyis (long sarong-like skirts) and form-fitting blouses – are lined up in a neat row with brooms in hand. They are poised to engage in their ritual of sweeping the vast complex. In the midst of these diminutive women was Sebastien, my autistic 15-year-old son, who towered awkwardly above them; he too was carrying a broom. Under the orchestration of a few male leaders, along with my whispered instructions and hand tugging lightly at his T-shirt, Sebastien swept in syn

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