(WSTM) Last week, Wayne Grow of Oneida met his biological mother for the first time in his life.
He was put up for adoption at birth – 63 years ago. Through the years he was always curious about who his parents were. He'd made some attempts to track them down in the past, but never succeeded – until now.
He took an online DNA test and connected with a first-cousin living in South Dakota. The two exchanged emails for a few months until Grow asked him the big question.
"The only way that you and I can be first-cousins is if one of your aunts or uncles is my birth parent," Grow said.
Weeks later, he got a response with a name and a phone number.
Grow called the number and spoke to the woman on the other line who asked him what he knew about his birth.
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