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When a child is very different from their parent


Many parents accept differences in their children, though some kids may have identities or attributes that some parents have difficulty reconciling, like a child with autism or one who gets into trouble with the law. Author Andrew Solomon tells TODAY’s Erica Hill that “parents really have to learn a new culture in order to deal with their child,” and advocates for loving messages.