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So courageous! Susan, the Scottish singing star who was first discovered on ‘Britain’s Got Talent,’ revealed that she has been diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism, after being told she had brain damage as a child.

Susan Boyle, 52, is known for her beautiful voice and uplifting rise to fame. In a new interview, she inspires her fans even more by sharing that she was bullied by other children when she was young, because of learning difficulties — that she now knows to be Asperger’s syndrome.

Susan Boyle Diagnosed With Asperger’s Syndrome

“It was the wrong diagnosis when I was a kid,” Susan told The Guardian on Dec. 7. “I was told I had brain damage. I always knew it was an unfair label. Now I have a clearer understanding of what’s wrong and I feel relieved and a bit more relaxed about myself.”

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