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Separated At Birth

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Separated At Birth
A moving story of how LA Times reporter Scott Glover learned he was adopted and went off to Ireland in search of his biological mother:

As the Aer Lingus jet reached the coast of Ireland, it was low enough that I could make out the waves crashing onto the beach below. The land was a lush green. It was beautiful.

It was quiet on the plane. Evelyn was asleep, with Nick stretched out on her lap in the row across from me. Most of the other passengers were sleeping, too. I pressed my face against the window to take in the view, and I felt tears rolling down my cheeks.

Is this where I was supposed to grow up? I wondered. Is this where I'm supposed to be from?

I once helped a close friend find her birth parents. It's a big thing, knowing who and where you're from.