Father’s search for autistic son’s cup completed thanks to the kindness of the internet

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Earlier this month, one caring dad launched a worldwide search on Twitter for a particular sippy cup that has not been produced in 10 years. 

Marc Carter, 42, a dad and full-time caretaker for three children located in Devon, England, said the sippy cup is the only thing his 14-year-old autistic son Ben will drink out of, and his only one was falling apart. Without the cup, according to Carter, Ben would not drink, and he could get severely dehydrated and ill.

After receiving dozens of cups from kindhearted folks all over the world, the cup’s original manufacturer, Tommee Tippee, dug up their old manufacturing plans and are going to make a special batch of 500 cups just for Ben. Read more…

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