Natural father

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the father of an illegitimate child.

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My friend had a problem about who gave her daughter away - her natural father or the man who brought her up.
e boy's natural father had little contact with him since he was two and the girl had not seen her father since she was three.
Their natural father, who is of Romany origin, was deported to Romania after serving an eightyear jail term in this country for people trafficking.
QUIRKE BBC1, 9pm The family has been rocked by the revelation that Quirke is the natural father of Phoebe, prompting her to move out and take up with a dangerous man called Leslie White.
A British citizen, the 35 year old VanessaA[degrees]Mae Vanakorn Nicholson qualifies to compete for Thailand at the Games through her natural father.
THE natural father of tragic Tia Sharp said yesterday he had been robbed of his beautiful little girl.
The natural father of Baby P has been awarded Au75,000 against the publishers of The People after being wrongly accused of being a sex offender convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl.
Leading NHS infertility consultant Stephen Gordon said: "This is an amazing development that could revolutionise fertility treatment and allow every man to be a natural father.
Mum Lee Miller and stepfather Peter Miller, of Roslin Park, Bedlington, and Eve's natural father Ian Anderson were all devastated by the news.
After some period they found that my natural father had been married previously, and that the lady to whom he was married was still alive and had a daughter, who would be my half-sister.
However, the natural father can obtain parental responsibility with the mother''s written agreement or by making an application to the court for parental responsibility.
He was of the handouts and didn't know a natural father other than