"Mum, did you know that Michael Jackson was brown
when he was young and that he turned into an ugly white lady?"
The directness that comes with autism can be a challenge.
I know that he isn't being deliberately rude, but other people don't.
He doesn't understand social mores
and he has yet to work out he might
need to think before he gives a voice
to his thoughts.
And to be frank, it's exhausting explaining why he says some of the things he says.