A Utah woman posted on Facebook that her autistic daughter is fixated on a shirt and design that brings the 10-year-old comfort. As the daughter grows and as the shirt wears out, she buys a new version of the same shirt.
But the company that made the shirt for Target stopped making it four years ago.
If there’s anybody who can solve a problem, it’s the people of the Internet.
So people headed to Target to see if there were any at their local stores, they found some on E-Bay, and they had some that their children had outgrown.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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