TUSCUMBIA — The Landers family isn't one to back away from challenges and with April being Autism Awareness Month, the family is gearing up to make its mark in the community once again.

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john crowder

"Diagnosed at the age of 2 with autism, Britney Landers said she remembers the feeling of isolation early on, not knowing where to turn for support or where to seek advice and information."

Reference: TD, 4/30/2021, page A5

So, does this actually mean what it says? Was Brittany, the mother, also autistic, or is this just one more case of a misplaced modifier literally saying something other than what the reporter intended?

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