Finding your birth mother is an emotional experience for any adopted child but imagine then learning that you’ve grown up watching them on television.
That is the case for Lisa Wright who was given up in a closed adoption in the Sixties. For most of her life, she avoided looking for her parents.
She told The Today Show in a recent interview that she recalled her adoptive mother telling her that she was loved but that her birth mother wasn’t able to care for her. ‘You weren’t abandoned’ she remembered her saying and adding ‘your mommy loved you but she was really young and she knew she couldn’t take care of you.
I wanted the baby so bad that’s why she let me take care of you.’ For Lisa, that was enough to know for over fifty years but aRead more on evoke.ie