• Swapped at birth, then adopted by mistake: 'For 41 years I lived someone else's life'

    27 days ago - By The Guardian

    Alex Carter had created his own romantic story of how he came into the world. But then he met the twin he never knew he had... On a summer's night in 1969, in the only maternity ward in a small town in North America, a woman gave birth to a baby. She was a teenager, unmarried, and she knew well before the little boy was put in her arms that she'd give him up for adoption. That little boy was me - but I was not the only baby born there that night. Growing up, I did not have much in common with my older brother and two younger sisters, who were also adopted. Along with my adoptive parents...
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