$1.85 Million is a lot of money for a teenager do handle. Rather then go on a spending spree with his signing bonus, Cleveland Indians 2011 second round pick Dillon Howard instead went to his computer and found a charity that helps those with autism. Howard’s younger brother Ben is autistic and Howard wanted to make an impact on those in the city that he hopes one day to pitch in. In the story the Searcy, Arkansas native talks about his decision to donate to the Milestones Autism Organization, the lessons he learned growing up with an autistic sibling, and his excitement for being part of the Indians organization.
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