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Local family raises autism awareness


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Brent and Alexis Klassen and their sons Kolden and Aithan.

Kimball's Light it up BLUE Autism Awareness Run/Walk is Saturday, April 2 at 10:00 a.m. in Gotte Park, organized and put together by some of the members of the Brent Klassen family.

Klassen, son of Tim and Jean Klassen of Kimball, graduated from Kimball High School in 1997 now resides in Woodville, Ohio with his wife, Alexis and their sons Kolden and Aithan.

Kolden, 8, and Aithan, 5 both have severe autism, neither of them can speak and doctors said the two would never walk.

"We decided as a family to support Brent, Lexi, Kolden, Aithan and everyone affected by autism from Brent's home town...

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