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Did Michael Jackson have autism or Asperger's Syndrome?

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There is no publicly known official diagnosis of autism or Asperger's Syndrome for Michael Jackson. People will speculate about various possible conditions he might have that explain his actions. However, only a professional can make that diagnosis with any accuracy, and no such professional is currently known to have made such a diagnosis as yet.
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