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Daniel Bergmann: Breakthrough

Jul 16, 2020 5 MINUTES
Watch Episode 6, in which Daniel Bergmann, an Undergraduate Degree Candidate at Harvard University with autism, tells the story of how childhood visits to The Met’s koi pond led to the most important breakthrough in his life. It was only when he learned to spell at age twelve, that he could tell his parents, Meredith and Michael Bergmann, about his discovery.

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