This past weekend I was lucky enough to be apart of the St. Louis Walk Now for Autism Speaks. I was slightly nervous about it because this is something I had never done before and I had no idea what kind of turn out there would be. A group of us from NSSHLA met here at Fontbonne then headed out to Forest Park. Our first sight of the event was a huge American flag, the biggest I have ever seen! After taking a few minutes to park, we headed through the park to see if we could find anyone else from our group. There were so many people there, most with self-made t-shirts supporting an autistic person who is close to them. There was also many activities around the park for people to enjoy, especially for the children. When the walk began I was able to see how many people were actually participating, it was overwhelming and everyone was in high spirits. It was heartwarming to see how important Autism Speaks is and how many lives they have touched. It was a well planned day and a great time was had by all!