Diagnosed With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Based on a true story, the movie Antwone Fisher starts by going through his adulthood suffering from childhood trauma. Antwone Fisher was born in Cleveland Ohio. From the day he was born he was unwanted. He was born in a prison institution, to a single mother. His father was killed by another girlfriend just two months before his birth. His mother showed little to no interest in him, and searches for foster homes for him to live in. He is sent to live with Mrs. Tate family in Glenville, Ohio, and that’s where the nightmare of an upbringing begins filled with constant abuse. Antwone Fisher in my point of view points out realization to the whole adulthood how childhood plays a big role towards the older you. Throughout the essay I will explain why I believe Antwone Fisher is Diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Dyslexia, and childhood trauma through step to-step process of Antwone Fisher abused as a child, sexual, physical, and emotional rollercoaster. Abuse is a major issue in the U.S. African America children are most likely to experience abuse, and the abusers are most likely to be the care giver. One factor that might have contributed to the abuse, was that it was likely acceptable in their community. Antwone experienced abuse from his care givers, his neighbors, and a family friend. Sufficient funds are a major factor in abuse. Mrs. Tates had a lot of members in the home, and money was tight for them. African American’s throughout
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