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Cafe serves up hope, opportunity for workers with autism

A Mercedes-Benz of Tampa Bay employee pulled out her debit card and exclaimed, "Superstar Ray!"

The smiling face from behind the counter replied, "Let's not go overboard."

Ray Lee-Pack handed a coffee drink across the counter. He has a job that he loves despite many people wondering if he'd ever be able to get and keep one.

Lee-Pack has autism. This year, 500,000 people with autism in the U.S. will turn 18, and 90 percent of them will not be able to find a job.

Now, in the back of a car dealership in Tampa, CBS Tampa affiliate WTSP reports a program has started giving some of those young adults a chance to get one.


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Date
29th December 2015
Source
CBS News