Teen with autism wishes for birthday cards


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — We have an update to a story we told you about last year around this same time. It’s about 16-year-old Dante Brown, a New Hanover County teen with autism.

He absolutely loves getting birthday cards.

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His 17th birthday is Wednesday.

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Again this year, his mother reached out on Facebook asking for as many birthday cards as possible for Dante.

Last year, he got about 500 cards from around the world.

They’re hoping for more this year.

If you would like to send him a card, his address is 14 Apple Road Castle Hayne, NC 28429.