Boy with autism shatters stereotypes, takes world title in Taekwondo
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- A boy from Utah accomplished a dream and shattered stereotypes when he became a world champion martial artist with a developmental disability. Ethan Fineshriber was diagnosed with autism at age three. A couple years later, his mother, Mara, decided he needed more exercise and to interact with others. She gave Ethan a choice between soccer, t-ball or karate.