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Young Adults With Autism Can Thrive In High-Tech Jobs

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Li-Wen Hung (left) and Whitney Chen were waiting to meet potential employers at a Manhattan job fair earlier this year. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Yuki Noguchi talks with David Greene about the latest employment report

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From 'Morning Edition': Yuki Noguchi talks with David Greene

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Looking for work: In Birmingham, Ala., last summer, Jessica McQueen (left) and Ashley Abramson were among those filling out applications at a jobs fair. Joe Songer /Birmingham News /Landov hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Yuki Noguchi previews the jobs report

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