Star meets youngsters before show

FOURTEEN lucky youngsters got the star treatment when they got to meet popstar Daniel Bedingfield back stage.The youngsters, who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder met up with Daniel, who also suffers with the condition, before his concert last night.

FOURTEEN lucky youngsters got the star treatment when they got to meet popstar Daniel Bedingfield back stage.

The youngsters, who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder met up with Daniel, who also suffers with the condition, before his concert last night.

The pop star has spoken of his troubles with the disorder and how it almost drove him to suicide.

Set up by the Evening Star, they spent around half an hour with the singer before his show at the Regent Theatre in Ipswich and he even sang them a song before he went on stage.

Linda Sheppard, mother of one of the children said they all had a fantastic time and that it made the children's day to see someone with a condition like theirs become so successful.

Mrs Sheppard from Kirton, who is also the director of support group ADHD in Suffolk said: "It was fantastic, he was absolutely wonderful.

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"He really related to the kids and he was giving them tips about to deal with their aggression."

The youngsters were also given tickets to see his performance after meeting him.

Mrs Sheppard said: "They were really overwhelmed by it all.

"It was a fantastic night."

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