Photo of teen with autism sitting alone at birthday party goes viral
BANGOR, Maine – A photo of a Maine teen with autism sitting alone at her own 18th birthday party has gone viral.
The photo was taken at Hallee Sorenson's birthday party last year. The Facebook post states that Hallee was excited to celebrate her 18th birthday party with her friends, however no one showed up to the party.
Hallee's cousin, posted the photo of Hallee on Facebook on June 7th.
Rebecca is now asking Facebook to send Hallee birthday cards for this year. She describes her cousin as a beautiful young woman.
"Hallee is an amazing person-a person I am proud to be related to. She is also a person who just happens to have Autism," her cousin wrote in the post.
Rebecca says that Halle loves getting mail and the cards would be the best gift she could ask for.
Hallee's birthday is in July. Those who wish to send Hallee a card can send it to the following address:
34 Wellesley Way
Bangor, ME 04401
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
DOTD focused on bridges ahead of potential for ice
Customers race to hardware stores to beat freezing temperatures
LSU gymnastics has third meet affected in three weeks
Corner store partners with nonprofit, providing healthy food options in food desert
Teen troublemaker escapes juvenile detention center for a third time