In Ohio, as Julian’s full-time caretaker, Bobby worked in a factory to ensure financial stability. Julian claims to have enjoyed a normal upbringing and confirmed that his father was emotionally and financially supportive during Julian’s childhood. When the truth surfaced in 2015 regarding JJ’s true identity and his previous abduction, JJ was shocked as he had no idea he had been kidnapped as a child. During Julian’s childhood, Bobby led Julian to believe that Julian’s mother left him at a young age. “I never questioned it any further because I didn’t really care. My father was there and he was all I ever needed,” Julian said. “Even if other people can’t, I forgive him.” Unfortunately, this statement didn’t keep his father out of the courtroom, safe from punishment . . . .