Real Life Stories

Dougie’s story

Throughout his childhood Dougie had been aware that a baby had been born but never joined the family. He had always been curious about this but never actually asked his mum directly. Dougie described life as a boy as challenging; there was never [...]

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Harry’s story

Harry had always been curious about the fact the he had been adopted as a baby. At the age of 30 he found himself married with a baby boy. He felt that the time was finally right to act on this curiosity. He got a copy of his original birth [...]

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Richard & Natalie’s story

Richard first got in contact with Birthlink in 2008. When he was in his early 20s Richard and his girlfriend, at the time, found out that she was pregnant. Although they spoke about staying together and were both prepared to become parents, her [...]

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