Real Life Stories

Joy’s story

Joy was born in Glasgow in 1946. At the age of 40, after raising her own family she acted on the curiosity that had always niggled away at her, she wanted to know about her birth family and the circumstances that resulted in her being adopted. [...]

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Tony’s Story

Tony lives in the USA and first got in touch with Birthlink in the autumn of 2016 to make enquiries about his mother’s family. Tony said that before his Mum had passed away she told him about growing up in foster care in the Scottish Highland [...]

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Mandy & Kelly’s Story

Kelly had grown up knowing that she had a cousin who was a year older than her who had been adopted as a baby. The baby was named Mandy and over the years Kelly always wondered where she was and what she was doing. Would they have been close if [...]

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