Whoopi Goldberg Breaks Down When a Man on the Spectrum Shares the Impact She’s Had on Him

Whoopi Goldberg has inspired many people — especially with her role in Star Trek. Though the role was a very big deal to her, Goldberg didn’t realize how much of an impact it has made on others  — especially Martin, a young man who was diagnosed with mild autism.

Martin speaks to Goldberg about the impact her role as Guinan has had on him. Discovering Star Trek at the age of 2, Martin joined their fan club where he learned how to cope socially with difficult things. And the reaction he gets from explaining all this to her? Simply priceless.

Watch this emotional and inspiring exchange that left Goldberg speechless!

Want to hear more inspirational stories involving people on the spectrum?

Check out this video in which a teen on the spectrum sang “Let It Go” for a middle school talent show. Partway through, he forgot the lyrics and slipped up. The audience’s response, however, was incredible. Learn what happened here!

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