Temple Grandin describes herself as a professor of animal science at Colorado State University.
But she is more than that.
Grandin, who recently had a Hollywood movie made about her life, also happens to be the most well-known woman in the country with autism.
"Autism is a very important part of who I am, but it's not primary," she said.
What is primary is her mind, her imaging and visual way of solving problems, which helped her revolutionize the cattle industry.
But perhaps her biggest gift to society is revolutionizing how we approach autism.
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