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J-Mac's meaningful message for autism

Updated: June 14, 2006, 11:55 AM ET
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

It took four minutes. Four measly minutes for high school senior Jason McElwain to morph from a relatively unknown student manager of the Greece Athena basketball team into a nationwide inspiration.

In those 240 seconds, the 5-foot-6 kid with autism, in his first-ever appearance in a high school game, scored 20 points and tied a school record with six 3-pointers.

The grainy video clip of his jaw-dropping accomplishment -- and the pandemonium that ensued in the gym -- has made ...

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