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What's Your Once Upon A Time?
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Merlin The Wizard

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Merlin The Wizard

Once upon a time, in a New England college town, there lived a wizard named Merlin. Merlin was a bit of an enigma, with his long, silver beard and a twinkle in his eyes that hinted at a vast well of knowledge. He lived in a small, cozy apartment above an old bookstore, where he spent most of his time studying ancient texts and brewing magical potions.

Merlin was a solitary figure, preferring the company of his books and spells to the hustle and bustle of the city. He was content with his life, but sometimes he couldn't shake the feeling that he was different from everyone else. He struggled with social interactions and found it hard to understand the nuances of human behavior.

One day, Merlin stumbled upon a dusty old tome in the depths of the bookstore. It was a book on the history of neurodiversity, and as he read, he discovered the concept of autism. As he delved deeper into the pages, he realized that many of the traits described in the book resonated with him.

Merlin learned that being autistic meant that his brain was wired differently, and that it was the reason he found certain things challenging. He also discovered that his unique perspective and attention to detail were strengths, not weaknesses. This revelation brought a sense of relief and understanding to Merlin, and he embraced his newfound identity with open arms.

With this newfound knowledge, Merlin began to make small adjustments to his life. He started to practice self-care, allowing himself breaks when he felt overwhelmed, and he began to communicate more openly with his few trusted friends about his needs.

Merlin's life as a modern-day wizard was still filled with magical adventures, but now he navigated them with a newfound sense of self-acceptance and understanding. He no longer felt isolated, but instead, he embraced his uniqueness and used it to make the world a more magical place. And so, Merlin the wizard lived happily ever after, with a little bit of magic and a whole lot of self-love.

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