KINGSTON, R.I. — Andrew Pilkington had an early start running the show.
Born with cerebral palsy, he was about 3 when he began creating a world out of Playmobil and Lego toys. A grown-up would arrange the pieces precisely as the boy wanted them.
His room in the family’s Wayland, Mass., home became a movie set. He did not stop there.
Pilkington, 22, recently graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a 3.7 grade-point average, the award for excellence as a film media major, his own independent film production company, and applause from the West Coast for his crime movie, “Suburban Kings.”
“I try not to think of myself as a disabled person, but rather a person who happens to have a disability, and I don’t think I live my life any differently than anyone else,” he said.
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