24 Jun '11, 6pm

Animals, Bullying, Autism: 24-yr-old Brooklyn Man Pens Book | Care2 Causes

Animals, Bullying, Autism: 24-yr-old Brooklyn Man Pens Book | Care2 Causes

While I never had a pet growing up, I loved stories about animals — Olga da Polga, Paddington Bear. I just read about a yet-unpublished animal book that sounds very appealing. 24-year-old Michael Kneeler has written a book, “Pro Bowler Cat” which is about a “cat who takes his animal friends, including a dog and a bird, to the local bowling alley, only to be told animals are not admitted,” says the New York Daily News . The book’s plot perhaps mirrors some of its author’s experiences: Kneeler, of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, is autistic and epileptic. In an interview with New York Daily News writer Clem Richardson, Kneeler and his mother, Debbie Stevens, describe an incident in which Kneeler was bullied; the incident led to him testifying about bullying before the New York City Council in 2009: Michael’s knowledge of that last came out of an incident while he was still attending ci...

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 6am

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care2.com 24 Jun '11, 7pm

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 11am

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 10am

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New Focus on Media Consolidation | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 25 Jun '11, 7pm

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Thank The People Who Are Saving Japan's Animals - Take Action Today @ The Animal Rescue Site

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care2.com 26 Jun '11, 3pm

Organizations like Japan SPCA, Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue and Support, and Humane Society International are on the gro...

Entrepreneurs Working to Green Their Communities | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 24 Jun '11, 8pm

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care2.com 23 Jun '11, 10pm

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care2.com 24 Jun '11, 7pm

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care2.com 24 Jun '11, 11pm

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care2.com 26 Jun '11, 8am

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