Oklahoma City mom’s request for autistic son

One last link I thought folks here might appreciate.

An Oklahoma City mother hopes to give her son a birthday to remember with the help of good samaritans on social media.

Colleen Evans posted the request to Facebook on Monday.

“My autistic son Patrick’s big 18th birthday is coming up this month,” wrote Colleen. “I’m hoping that my Facebook friends will send him a postcard or just a small note with their name and address.”

The simple request might seem a little strange, but the proud mom says, “His biggest obsession in life is addresses and cities and states and countries.” Once Patrick hears an address he remembers it for life.

According to Colleen, a note or card would leave him overjoyed. …

Rebecca Cantrell, KFOR