Finding parents - Tucson Local Media: News

Finding parents

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 12:24 pm

Adoptions aren’t like they used to be and the ways in which people find each other years later has changed as well.

In the case of SaddleBrooke resident Marty Riegler and her daughter Sue, they waited until the adoption records were made public. She then used a search engine on the Internet, found a match in an obituary, which showed that Marty lived in SaddleBrooke.

With that, a search with the name and location gave Sue an art guild, which Marty was a member of. From there, Sue got Marty’s email address from a member.

With the help of technology and find-your-birth-parents websites at ones fingertips, coupled with the fact many traditional adoptions these days are open adoptions. There is an open line of communication between the adoptive family and the birth mother.

© 2016 Tucson Local Media. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Welcome to the discussion.

PGA Tour Superstore Grand Opening

More Featured Videos

Featured Videos

Spacer4px

Online poll

What do you think should happen with Som and Krystin Lisaius' child?

Som and Krystin Lisaius, two members of Tucson’s local media scene, have found themselves in a deeply troubling situation after taking their 4-month-old daughter to a local hospital, where cocaine was found the child’s system.

Total Votes: 128

Loading…
Loading…

Follow us on Facebook