Cristof Traudes describes his brother Erik’s struggle with Asperger’s, an enigmatic disorder that has challenged their family and Erik’s resolve.
Saturday, March 10, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CST;
updated 12:23 p.m. CDT, Friday, March 13, 2009
I celebrated my 21st birthday last fall at a Tex-Mex restaurant north of downtown Columbia. The walls were mounted with “genuine” sombreros and large TVs tuned to ESPN. I was happy with the combination of friends who gathered — there were friends I played with in Marching Mizzou, friends from the journalism school, friends from high school.
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