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Gillian Report 9 Jun 2011 16:58

I was adopted 74 years ago but have found my aunt of 100 who was at my birth; two half brothers one living only 20 minutes away from me.Several cousins . Also two incredible coincidences; I only lived in the very same house that my mother did 30 years earlier ,she had with her my younger brother so amazed I had to check the local electoral roll.
Also one brother had married the niece of my ex-husbands cousin from a tiny Dorset village were only a handful of people lived .Which made her the great aunt of my nephew.Phew.
Many thanks Jill. :-D