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A mother reveals 70-year-old secret

Adoptee now seeks truth of his past

David Adams helped his 101-year-old mother Bessie Oldham with her sweater while visiting her nursing home. Oldham recently told her son he was adopted more than 70 years ago.
By Patricia Wen
Globe Staff / July 15, 2006

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KINGSTON -- When David Adams celebrated his 70th birthday in 2004, he took pride in being someone who knew himself. The retired postal worker was a family man, with a loving wife, three grown children, and eight grandchildren. He was proud of his Nova Scotian heritage and had every reason to believe he had many good years ahead. His mother, ... (Full article: 1201 words)

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