While the tweet garnered more than 55,000 retweets, it also grabbed the attention of her birth mother
She and the birth mother
split in 2014 and the birth mother
claimed they were not in a stable relationship when they had the twins.
The process of tracing her birth mother
is one that many of those adopted abroad during Lebanon's 1975-90 war have started.
The 49-year-old said: "There are hundreds of people out there like me and like my birth mother
But could anything prepare her for the day she finally meets her birth mother
and hears her side of their story?
Viewers saw the father-of-two meet his birth mother
, Teresa Patey, and learnt why she gave him up for adoption.
But, after he mourned the death of the woman who had given birth to him (whom he'd even more sadly never even met), Dunn revealed that all was not lost, because his birth mother
had had other children after him.
But as the Long Lost Family's team began researching his case, another applicant came forward, also looking for her birth mother
After Marra spent a few intimate days with her birth mother
, something unexpected happened.
With the support of her adoptive parents (Elizabeth Perkins and Donald Sumpter), Mei sets off for Guangzhou where she sets eyes on her birth mother
for the first time.
Anne, 58, of Carron, Falkirk, was rejected by her birth mother
I want to encourage them to seek alternatives to abortion because I would never want any woman/man to go through the grief and the pain that my birth mother
went through simply because she didn't know she had any other option .