Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Part two will run Sunday, April 19.
Mary Katasse has a smile that lights up the room when she begins to talk about her three adopted children. Each was affected by alcohol in the womb.
“I love all my children,” she said, “but these three brought something out of me I just didn’t know I had — a level of love I didn’t know was possible.”
“Everyone has a challenge, and it’s not up to us to judge, but to support,” she gently asserted.