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The Daily Beast: Inside Temple Grandin's World

I already waxed enthusiastically about the beauty and grace of HBO's biopic Temple Grandin (airing Saturday night), which recounts the life of author, autistic, and inventor Temple Grandin, played here by the incomparable Claire Danes.

I had the rare opportunity to separately interview Temple Grandin, Claire Danes, director Mick Jackson, and executive producer Emily Gerson Saines in a series of one-on-one interviews for a feature over at The Daily Beast.

You can head over to The Daily Beast to read the feature, in which the quartet discuss the HBO film, its portrayal of autism and Grandin's extraordinary gifts, its legacy, and the remarkable woman at its center, Temple Grandin herself.

The half-hour I spent with Grandin will remain with me for the rest of my life and I was touched by her innate charm, humor, and honesty. You'll read just a sliver of what we discussed, which also went on to include details about her life, her work with the cattle industry, alarming trends in autism research, and much more. She is an incredible individual and I'll cherish the time I got to share with her.

Temple Grandin airs tomorrow night at 8 pm ET/PT on HBO.


Helen said…
Wow - what an incredible opportunity to get to speak with her and what a fantastic piece. Great work!

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