Krishna can be a handful and Alexa has a heartful of love for him

Krishna repeatedly plays the opening measures of Beethoven’s 5th
Symphony – not always the right notes, but the right rhythm. TIMES
photo by DOLORES CULLEN

BY DOLORES CULLEN

Meet Krishna Kopparapu. Or wait…here comes a big hug, tight over the shoulders, squeezing down your back, not letting go. That happens not long after you meet Krishna.

Krishna is on the moderate to high level on the autism spectrum.

Tuesday afternoon he’s in the care of Alexa Brewster, one of the workers at Faith, Hope and Charity and a Storm Lake High School graduate. Alexa is taking care of Danielle too.

They’re going to Dollar Tree. Let’s go, Danielle.

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