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“I have this immense joy of learning every day”: Paul El Kharrat, champion of “12 noon shots”, talks about his Asperger syndrome

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An advice ? Never play with our guest at RTL INFO Avec Vous this Friday, October 14. Paul El Kharrat23, is a champion of the cult TF1 show “Les 12 coups de Midday“. It was 3 years ago that he impressed the public on television by accumulating 153 entries and 691,522 euros in winnings and gifts.

Diagnosed as spray at 16, he wrote a book to talk about his syndrome. The name of the book?Welcome in my world : MePaul, autistic sprinklepublished by Harper Collins editions.The Paul of radio and TV, that’s just a small part of me” he writes in the book.When I write this book first of all, it was to re-establish a truth. The on-screen part is just a superficial part of me. That is to say, we only see the smiling Paul, the pleasant Paul, the charming Paul.,...

Asperger’s syndrome affects approximately 1 in 250 children. Especially boys, girls are under-diagnosed. According to Paul El Kharratno asperger is like another. Especially when it comes to memory skills.For my part, I have quite undeniable memorization faculties. But not all autistic people with asperger have that.“The champion compares his memory to a huge library that arbitrated old books.I am still extremely proud of the course that I was able to complete. It was not a foregone conclusion for all the difficulties inherent to me. I have this immense joy of learning every day.

Does he know everything about everything?When we are not really interested in a subject, generally, we do not remember it often. Me, I love subjects so much that I learn them and memorize them. There is a tendency to believe that people with autism have a penchant for learning, which is not always the case. Me, in this case, I enjoy learning.