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'What It's Like To Have A Brother With Autism' Will Brings Tears To Your Eyes (VIDEO)

07/16/2013 12:47 pm ET

Spencer Timme is often asked what having an older brother with autism is like -- if it's hard, frustrating, or different. "Nah, not really," he responds with a laugh.

The 20-year-old posted a short film about his best friend and brother, Mitchel, to YouTube in January, but the heartfelt tribute has only recently gone viral.

In the video, Spencer explains how he and Mitchel are just like "normal" siblings. "We can get on each other's nerves, but we can always sort it out by a wrestling match," he says.

Spencer also speaks about his brother's numerous wonderful qualities. "He has this ability to make everyone around him happy ... He makes me a better person, he has taught me to find the joy in the little things he has taught me patience, understanding and perspective."

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