Autism is a condition that can cripple an individual’s ability to socially interact and express themselves in ways that most of us cannot understand. However, this poorly-understood neurological disorder can also bestow extraordinary talents.
In the case of 6-year-old Iris Grace, a little bit of hope, a paintbrush and a new BFF can make a world of difference.
Iris Grace was struggling with the symptoms of autism when a little cat named Thula came into her life. The duo became instantly inseparable, and this beautiful friendship helped Iris Grace discover a serious artistic talent.
Take a look at the pictures below to see this heartwarming story.
Iris Grace has gone on to create all sorts of stunning paintings that have been purchased by various art collectors and even celebrities like Angelina Jolie.
“Dance to the Oboe” by Iris Grace
“Dancing in Snowflakes” by Iris Grace
“Trumpet” by Iris Grace
“Meadow Foxtail” by Iris Grace
“Under the Sea” by Iris Grace
“Thula Mtwana” by Iris Grace
Click below to share Iris Grace’s amazing talent with your friends!