Nurse tracks down birth mother, cares for her without revealing identity
Phyllis Whitsell was eight months old when she was left at an orphanage in the U.K. As a child she was told her parents had died, but she never stopped looking for a connection with her birth mother.
After years of searching, Phyllis Whitsell found her birth mother Bridget and kept a big secret of her own: never revealing her true identity.
In her book, My Secret Mother, Phyllis Whitsell shares her journey searching for answers and keeping secrets.
Do you have a story to share about adoption, searching for your roots or finding your birth family?
This segment was produced by The Current's Karin Marley.