Her name is Mireya. She is 3 years and 3 months old. She has fine black hair, a thing for "Handy Manny" cartoons and one of the most prominent last names in Colorado. Many nights, Mireya Salazar will not fall asleep unless her feet are touching her mother and her head is touching her grandmother.
Mireya Salazar, 3, granddaughter of Ken Salazar, Secretary of the Interior, has been challenged early in life: she must overcome autism.
Video by Mahala Gaylord and AAron Oniveroz.
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