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Tenn. family to move to Atlanta for autism treatment
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ATLANTA -- A Tennessee couple is looking to move to Atlanta in search of a better life for their three sons, all of whom have autism.

Renita Jackson wants her boys -- ages 9, 7 and 5 -- to get help from the nationally acclaimed Marcus Austism Center, a non-profit organization that treats more than 5,500 children with autism and related disorders every year.

"I love Knoxville, but for my children to be successful, I feel like they need to be somewhere that really focuses on special needs and autism so they can succeed," Jackson said. "Most parents worry about if (their) children will finish college, what kind of career they'll have. I'm just worried about if my children will never speak."

The Jacksons have started a GoFundMe account to raise money for the move to Atlanta.

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