I Just Found My Birth Family

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    Forever Changed

    Before I share my story I would like everyone to know that I love my adoptive family with all of my heart. I was adopted when I was 2 days old. Growing up my parents always told me that I was special because I was adopted. I was special because God chose them to take care of me...
    milly11112011 milly11112011
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 28, 2013

    My Birth Family Rejected Me

    I spent 20 years looking for my birth family, then I found my birth mother.  She lived and worked 10 minutes drive away from me.  I spoke with her husband and asked him to help me contact her.  He said he didn't want any part of it, but he told me where she worked...
    deleted deleted
    6 Responses Jul 13, 2009

    My Happy Ending

    My story is nothing like most I've read or heard about, I never really had much intertest in searching for my birth family. Not because I didn't want to know who I was or where I came from, was mostly out of the mind set that I had a family already and why open up a can of worms...
    kooka69 kooka69
    1 Response Mar 4, 2013

    Finding My Birth Family

    I searched for my birth family for over 30 years and one day I found them.  I have 12 brothers and sisters. My parents and 1 brother have died.  I have met 7 of them. Like most families, it has it's ups and downs, not everyone gets along but it's "my family"...
    kaedrasgma kaedrasgma
    46-50, F
    Apr 7, 2008

    I Met My Birth Father When I Was In College

    When I was in College My Birth mothers sister contacted me. She told me she knew my birth father and was friends with his parents. I was amazed! I was also scared and nervous as heck. He flew out to the college where I was going to school and spent a weekend with me. He kept...
    JennaR JennaR
    51-55, F
    Aug 1, 2012
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