Can you imagine looking for your birthparents for years. Chasing what is likely to be yet another dead end, you find someone on facebook that might be your dad. Guarded but hopeful you send a message (while at work) and then get a response and a picture 2 minutes later?
Karen talks about Zach knocking on her door, his adoptive parents and telling people their story. It’s oddly intimate to tell an adoption reunion story. It seems to tap into people’s experiences with their family of origin and can inspire people to open up or shut down.
When you are pregnant and you NEED to know about what genetic issues but were part of a completely closed adoption, how do you track down your birthparents?
H talks about her amazing reunion story, with several unexpected twists and characters along her journey.
In our flagship episode, Carol and Karen interview Karen’s birthson Zach.
Why did he decide to knock on her door?
How did he find that she was living just over the hill?
How did his adoptive mom feel about the reunion?
Intro music: “love is love, you is love” by Monplaisir