Jen was abandoned as a newborn and grew up never knowing the identity of her birth parents. In 1972, “Baby Jane” made front-page news when nurses found her crying on the steps of a hospital, wrapped in blankets. Though her story is still riddled with information Jen must keep a secret, she hopes she can help other people searching for their biological families.
Despite attempts made by investigators, Jen’s parents remained a complete mystery for decades. Luckily, she was adopted into a wonderful family. Now 43 years old, Jen teaches students with special needs. Her life has been full of love and happiness, but she still couldn’t shake the desire to learn about from where she came.
One day, Jen connected with a woman via social media who suggested she test her DNA. When the results came back, Jen was suddenly connected with hundreds of cousins, and one in particular who compiled a family tree. Jen reached out to any and all relatives willing to go through DNA testing. One man turned out to be Jen’s uncle, who has seven brothers, which led her to her father.
After 40 years, Jen found herself on the phone with her biological mother. But watch the video below to see why she still has to keep her identity a secret…