publication date: Monday, June 20, 2022 (part of Summer 2022)

category: Literature

clue: A sign meant to mock the president gave such a confidence boost to this autistic child that it inspired his mother to write a book.

explanation: When the Brundidge family vacationed in an area with "Let's Go Brandon" signs, the 9-year-old interpreted them as encouragement and did things that he was normally not brave enough to try. The resulting children's book Brandon Spots His Sign was covered in the press when it was released in April 2022. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Samir Mehta, and Richard Slominsky

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