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    • seven-day-weekend
    • By seven-day-weekend 26th Mar 12, 8:42 PM
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    Birth Mother
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    • 26th Mar 12, 8:42 PM
    Birth Mother 26th Mar 12 at 8:42 PM
    I was reading some old threads on MSE the other day and in one was a link to a site where adopted people could put in details of anyone they wanted to find. Just on a whim, I put in the few details I had of my birth mother. I was adopted as a baby in 1950.

    Anyway, I think I have found her! We have an address and a phone number.

    I'm pretty sure I have the right person, she is still alive and in her 80s. She had no more children and her husband has died.

    Not sure what to do next, but as my husband says, she is an old lady, so don't let time take the decision out of my hands.
    At the very least I would like her to know that I have had a happy upbringing, a happy marriage of forty years (I have been married longer than she has!), that I understand totally why she had me adopted and that she has a grandson aged 32. Also that I am a Christian, as it was important to her for me to be brought up C of E (my adoptive family were non-believers). If that's all that happens, that's OK.

    My husband says he might ring her up. He is very sensitive and tactful and good at reading situations. I don't mind if he does this. I'm aware she might not want to know, but would like to give her the chance. I would not have a problem with it if she didn't , I would understand.

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    'All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and the title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story which no one on earth has read: which goes on forever: in which every chapter is better than the one before.”: C.S. Lewis
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    • Greta Sharbo
    • By Greta Sharbo 13th Jan 18, 2:29 AM
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    I've just found this thread and had to read it all.

    What a wonderful story SDW, thanks for sharing. X
    • ska lover
    • By ska lover 13th Jan 18, 12:40 PM
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    ska lover
    I've just found this thread and had to read it all.

    What a wonderful story SDW, thanks for sharing. X
    Originally posted by Greta Sharbo
    Same here, just found this thread this morning and sat reading it all

    Thank you Seven Day Weekend for sharing, what a ride of it you have had

    all the very best x
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