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Susan Boyle says she has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism - and feels relief at finally having the right label for her condition. Boyle told the Observer newspaper that she saw a specialist a year ago, who told her she had Asperger's and an above-average Iq. Boyle, 52, had learning difficulties as a child, which she was told were the result of brain damage from oxygen deprivation at birth. She struggled in school and was bullied by other children. "I have always known that I have had an unfair label put upon me," Boyle said in the interview, »

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