Karli Schrider of Olney, Md., is 43 years old, but she has the developmental age of a first-grader. Her mother drank while pregnant, unaware of the risk of fetal alcohol syndrome. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount.
Karli Schrider of Olney, Md., is 43 years old, but she has the developmental age of a first-grader. Her mother drank while pregnant, unaware of the risk of fetal alcohol syndrome. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount. THE WASHINGTON POST THE WASHINGTON POST
Karli Schrider of Olney, Md., is 43 years old, but she has the developmental age of a first-grader. Her mother drank while pregnant, unaware of the risk of fetal alcohol syndrome. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Bonnie Jo Mount. THE WASHINGTON POST THE WASHINGTON POST

A life undone by her mother's drinking

January 20, 2016 10:33 AM

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