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Old 07-17-2021, 07:17 AM   #1
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Default Found long-lost father yesterday

After 54 years of life and searching most of my adult years yesterday I spoke on the phone to my biological father. It was a mixed bag of emotions. My adoptive dad of whom I bare his name passed away 10 years ago. I loved him with all my heart. He did a great job. My biological dad wanted me but was told a different story when I was born. We are going to meet for the first time next week. I now I have several other siblings. What an amazing day! God works in mysterious ways.


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Old 07-17-2021, 07:22 AM   #2
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I’m glad for you !
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Old 07-17-2021, 07:24 AM   #3
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I love these stories. A friend of ours just recently found out she has a whole other family of siblings and half-siblings.
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Old 07-17-2021, 07:33 AM   #4
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Curious to know how you found him? I’ve considered doing the same, but not sure where to start.
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:04 AM   #5
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Awesome.
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:11 AM   #6
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A buddy of mine found a brother his mom never knew about a few years ago. They have become good siblings

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Old 07-17-2021, 09:11 AM   #7
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Already a very good story, hope it all works out for you. It sounds like it will , stay positive and open minded .
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:17 AM   #8
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Pretty neat
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:18 AM   #9
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...tagged, best of luck to you both.
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:24 AM   #10
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Awesome story.

My dad found his dad after a similar period of time with the help of my sister.
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:25 AM   #11
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That’s awesome!
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:30 AM   #12
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Wow! Happy for you.
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:35 AM   #13
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So glad this worked out well for you!

I have a similar history, but my story turned out quite different when I found my biological father and his family.
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:36 AM   #14
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Congratulations, so happy for you.
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:40 AM   #15
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Good luck. As long as you have reasonable expectations this could be a positive situation.
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:45 AM   #16
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Very exciting Eddie. I'd be a wreck. Hope it goes well for you both.

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Old 07-17-2021, 09:54 AM   #17
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Good luck. I bet you it will be a treat just catching up.
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Old 07-17-2021, 10:07 AM   #18
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Thatís awesome!
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Old 07-17-2021, 10:19 AM   #19
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Apparently God solved that mystery didn’t He! Very happy for you brother. Take lots and lots of pictures. And God bless the man that successfully filled that void in your life!
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Old 07-17-2021, 10:20 AM   #20
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Best of luck to you, and prayers as well.
Our story about 'lost' family members is here: https://discussions.texasbowhunter.c...d.php?t=739109
As a follow up to that, our sister is now VERY MUCH a part of our family and we are all trying to make up for lost time.
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Old 07-17-2021, 10:29 AM   #21
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My twin and I at 20 years old were offered our real parents info. We talked about it and turned it down. Neither of us wanted to open that can of worms..............
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Old 07-17-2021, 10:58 AM   #22
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Very cool. Hope it goes well and you can meet everyone!


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Old 07-17-2021, 11:05 AM   #23
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Good luck. I hope it is a happy ending for you.
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Old 07-17-2021, 04:19 PM   #24
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Good luck walking into this new chapter of your life. Could be happy, could not be, but know lots of us are hoping the best for you.
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Old 07-17-2021, 09:34 PM   #25
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Already a very good story, hope it all works out for you. It sounds like it will , stay positive and open minded .
Good advice. Best of luck and Iím sure itíll be neat just to catch up.
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Old 07-17-2021, 10:02 PM   #26
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Congrats! Enjoy y'alls time together!
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Old 07-17-2021, 10:04 PM   #27
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Curious to know how you found him? Iíve considered doing the same, but not sure where to start.
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Old 07-17-2021, 10:17 PM   #28
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Old 07-17-2021, 10:42 PM   #29
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[QUOTE=ecfire1967;15705616]My biological dad wanted me but was told a different story when I was born.

I couldnít imagine the pain heís gone through. Sounds like itíll be a great day for the both of you.
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Old 07-17-2021, 11:51 PM   #30
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Awesome! Hope it works out for the best for you and your biological father…
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Old 07-18-2021, 12:14 AM   #31
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Praying for healing and health in this journey. My two sisters are adopted and I hope this scenario happens for them as well
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Old 07-18-2021, 07:11 AM   #32
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Congrats! Praying for healing and happiness for both of you!
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Old 07-19-2021, 09:44 PM   #33
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Curious to know how you found him? Iíve considered doing the same, but not sure where to start.

I did the whole ancestry.com thing


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Old 07-22-2021, 09:37 AM   #34
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Well the big day is tomorrow, getting a little nervous. But I go in with no expectations.


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Old 07-22-2021, 10:23 AM   #35
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I pray the Lord will bless this reunion sir!



Hope to check on this thread in a couple days to see a great report!
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Old 07-22-2021, 10:27 AM   #36
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Lord we lift this reunion before You and that You are glorified as father and son see each other.
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Old 07-22-2021, 03:05 PM   #37
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Good Luck, post some pictures if all goes well.
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Old 07-22-2021, 03:09 PM   #38
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Hoping for the best.
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Old 07-22-2021, 03:19 PM   #39
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I'm sure there a whole lot of mixed emotions, many of which you can't even identify. I pray this works really well for both of you.
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Old 07-22-2021, 03:21 PM   #40
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Praying that everything works out.
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Old 07-22-2021, 03:26 PM   #41
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Well the big day is tomorrow, getting a little nervous. But I go in with no expectations.


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Best of luck to you. Hope it goes well.
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Old 07-22-2021, 03:31 PM   #42
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Good luck and I pray everything goes well.
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Old 07-22-2021, 03:39 PM   #43
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Awesome!

Iíve thought about looking for my biological parents, but never pursued it. I have a mom and dad.

And, Iím not sure what I would say or do if i found them. Kick her in the stomach and say, ďhey, remember me?Ē
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Old 07-22-2021, 04:00 PM   #44
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Good luck, this could be very cool. Be prepared for some strong emotions, but if none, be prepared for that too.
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Old 07-22-2021, 05:07 PM   #45
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I think you're going into it with the right attitude: Prepare for the worst and hope for the best. With this, no matter how things turn out, you won't be disappointed.

Good luck, sir!
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Old 07-22-2021, 05:12 PM   #46
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Super cool and hope it goes well. Not trying to be a downer here but I have had two friends in the same situation where it turned out not to be a good thing so proceed with caution is my advice with the highest hope it ends well.
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Old 07-22-2021, 05:43 PM   #47
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Hoping for the best.
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Old 07-22-2021, 09:11 PM   #48
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I think you're going into it with the right attitude: Prepare for the worst and hope for the best. With this, no matter how things turn out, you won't be disappointed.

Good luck, sir!
I 100% agree with this Ö ^^^^
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Old 07-22-2021, 10:58 PM   #49
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I think you're going into it with the right attitude: Prepare for the worst and hope for the best. With this, no matter how things turn out, you won't be disappointed.

Good luck, sir!
I agree with this and hope the meeting is all you want it to be!
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Old 07-22-2021, 11:18 PM   #50
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Prayers for you. Can’t wait for and update. Good or bad.
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