Man who is twice exceptional inspired the movie "Rain Man"

05/1/2009 | Edison/Metuchen Sentinel (N.J.)

Kim Peek, 57, the man on whom Dustin Hoffman's character in the movie "Rain Man" was based, spoke about his life and his book, "The Real Rain Man," as part of a CEC event in New Jersey. Peek, who has autism, is incredibly gifted in academics and music; it took only three minutes for him to learn to play the piano, according to his father.

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