Seventeen-year-old Morgan Fawcett uses his flute to spread the message that alcohol consumed during pregnancy is the most common known cause of intellectual disabilities. Fawcett should know. He suffers from Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Not everyone afflicted with it shows clear signs of having the disorder, and Fawcett has been able to channel his musical talent with a passion to educate others about FASD and advocate for other victims. He spoke last week at the FASD Southeast Alaska Regional Conference in Juneau.
Casey Kelly, KTOO – Juneau
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