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Capes for Kids // 60 Second Docs

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November 11 2017

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This 60 Second Docs episode is inspired by The Gifted, a new series on FOX from the X-Men universe, airing Mondays at 9/8c. Watch More: http://fox.tv/WatchTheGifted Barbara Casados couldn’t get her two-year-old autistic son, Maddox, to dress in the morning unless he was wearing a superhero cape. It wasn’t long before Maddox’s classmates took notice of the cape and his classmates’ parents took notice of its positive impact on Maddox. They asked Barbara if she could make capes for their children too. Now, through her web-based nonprofit Capes4Heroes, she’s leveraged her super-sewing abilities to transform more than 15,000 children into a collective of powerful, confident super humans. In celebration of the families we find -- and the superpower of community -- she and her network of volunteers have made countless custom capes for kids facing challenges to help them discover their inner super humans. Never miss an episode. Sign up for our weekly email: http://60secdocs.com . . . . . . 60 Second Docs Life. One minute at a time. A diverse series of documentaries that provide a new look into the most unique character, expressions, and practices that make up the world. Follow for more 60 Second Docs: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/60SecDocs/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/60secdocs/ Snapchat: https://www.snapchat.com/add/sixtysecdocs Twitter: https://twitter.com/60SecDocs YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/60SecondDocs Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/user/60SecDocs Google+: https://plus.google.com/+60SecondDocs/ vidme: https://vid.me/60secdocs Shop: https://60secdocs.threadless.com/ Copyright 2017 Indigenous Media http://www.indigenousmedia.com Tips? 60secdocs@indigenousmedia.com

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