Author Jessie Hogsett, right, speaks to a packed room of more than 100 people about his experiences growing up with Reactive Attachment Disorder during a presentation put on by the Adopt America Network at the Funny Bone Comedy Club at Levis Commons in Perrysburg. Hogsett spoke about his book, "Detached: Surviving Reactive Attachment Disorder" and took questions from audience members.
For National Adoption Month and for Adoption Day on Saturday, the Funny Bone Comedy Club in Perrysburg hosted author and adopted child Jessie Hogsett to talk about his book Detached: Surviving Reactive Attachment Disorder.
He told first-hand stories about growing up with fetal alcohol syndrome and how he overcame the challenges.
Mr. Hogsett also had tips and suggestions to help those with reactive attachment disorder. There was a question and answer session.
After he was born with fetal alcohol syndrome he was severely abused as a child. He was put in foster care and later adopted.
The event cost $10.
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