“Autistic artist Stephen Wiltshire draws spellbinding 18 foot picture of New York from memory…after a 20-minute helicopter ride over city.”

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Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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3 Responses to ““Autistic artist Stephen Wiltshire draws spellbinding 18 foot picture of New York from memory…after a 20-minute helicopter ride over city.””

  1. climblaughlive says:

    Awesome and beautiful and kinda mysterious. I love the mind/spirit/uniqueness of humans.

  2. Dearbhla Kelly Dearbhla says:

    Whoa…insane!

  3. fredric ciner says:

    The capacity of the human brain is an amazing thing.

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