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The skinny: Woman's post searching for mom goes viral

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Woman's post searching for mom goes viral

In 1986, a newborn wrapped in a red sweater was found abandoned in the bathroom of a fast-food restaurant. Nearly three decades later, the baby is all grown up and looking for her biological mother. Katheryn Deprill, 27, began her quest on March 2 by posting a photo on her Facebook page in which she held up a sign that said, "Looking for my birth mother. … She abandoned me in the Burger King bathroom only hours old, Allentown PA. Please help me find her by sharing my post." Now, it has been shared nearly 27,000 times by Facebook users around the world. But there's still no sign of the mystery woman who left her in the restaurant bathroom.

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Dispatcher helps man deliver baby

Keith and Katherine Arthur were in the driveway of their Laguna Niguel, Calif., home last week, preparing to drive to the hospital, when her water broke, said the Orange County Fire Authority. The couple went back in the home, where she lay on the bathroom floor with blankets and pillows while he called 911. Dispatcher Brodie Lefebvre took the call shortly after 9:30 a.m. A father of eight, he talked Arthur through the delivery.

Compiled from wire services and other sources.

The skinny: Woman's post searching for mom goes viral 03/12/14 [Last modified: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 9:19pm]
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