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Found my half-sister

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Mandy Report 11 Jun 2012 16:16

Thank you Genes Reunited and especially those members who helped me by posting info on the finding living relatives board. I only found out three weeks ago that my Dad had been married before and had a daughter. However the marriage broke up and in 1946 his ex-wife and my half sister went to America. I managed to get an email address for who I was fairly sure was my half niece, and I was right because both she and my half sister emailed me, saying how pleased they were that I had got in touch with them!
I am so thrilled to find my new family after thinking all my life that I had been an only child. :-D