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Family Matters Blog: Mom Talks About Changes, Challenges

By Elaine Sanchez
American Forces Press Service

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 – Army reservist Amy McLaughlin had a lot to handle over the course of one year. She and her husband separated, she had to move her family across country, and her son was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder.

Fortunately, she said, her children have one of the traits so common among military kids: resilience.

Read about Amy’s challenges and the strength that enables her to overcome them in her article, “Changes and Challenges Create Army Strong Kids.”

For more posts like this, visit Family Matters Blog, or check it out on Facebook or Twitter.

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