Autistic teen gets his dream birthday gift: vacuum demo

January 22, 2015 3:47 PM

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Autistic teen gets his dream birthday gift: vacuum demo

For 25 years, Al Archie has been a salesman for the Kirby vacuum company, but he finally met his match in appliance expertise over the weekend: Dylan Johnson, an autistic teen whose mom had commissioned Archie to come to Chesterfield, Va., to do a vacuum demo for her son's 14th birthday, WTVR reports.

Dylan had never been into "normal" toys, mom Jodie Greene explains to the station; instead, since the age of 2, he always gravitated toward vacuums. "He spends hours every day watching videos on his tablet about different Kirby's," she wrote in a letter to the vacuum company, requesting a special bi...

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