John Elder Robison's new book is 'Raising Cubby: A Father and Son's Adventures with Aspergers, Trains, Tractors and High Explosives'. (The Canadian Press/Frank Gunn)
That was a tender, if strange, moment between John Elder Robison and his younger brother Augusten Burroughs.
Many people know Augusten Burroughs as the author of the bestselling book Running with Scissors. But John Elder Robison is no slouch when it comes to writing. His new book is called Raising Cubby. A Father and Son's Adventures with Asperger's, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives.
Here is John Elder Robison and his son Jack Robison, otherwise known as Cubby discussing the book on Autism Talks TV.
Here to tell us what it was like to raise Cubby we were joined by his dad, John Elder Robison.
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Last Word - Dan Hill Story
*** This segment was broadcast but not included in our steamed audio online
Earlier you heard John Elder Robison speak about working with musician Dan Hill. Anyone listening to top 40 radio in the seventies -- and even much later -- has likely heard Sometimes When We Touch more times than strictly necessary.
Today's Last Word goes to Dan Hill.
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