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Newborn Girl Is Abandoned in Toilet, Finds Her Sister with the Same Experience 32 Years Later

Ayesha Muhammad
Jul 06, 2022
02:30 P.M.
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A woman was left in a toilet cubicle as an infant, having no clue who had dropped her there. She spent a long time wondering who she was and where she came from. Then, 32 years later, she found someone who had undergone something similar.

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Not every question can be answered with a simple yes or no. Some questions are so complex that any attempt to decipher them might leave one feeling lost and confused. While it isn't possible to have all the answers, not knowing certain aspects of our life can be daunting.

However, the mere thought that someone out there has been through the same experiences can make us feel understood and a little less lonely. The woman in today's story thought she was alone in her journey until life surprised her with someone who turned her heartbreak into hope.

Natasha shares her experience on the morning show. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

Natasha shares her experience on the morning show. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

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ABANDONED AS A BABY

In 2021, Natasha appeared on the ITV show "Long Lost Family." She had contacted the show's team, hoping they would help reunite her with her biological mother, whom she had never known or met.

There were only a few details about her life that Natasha knew with certainty. She was adopted when she was two years old, and when she turned 19, she began looking for her birth family.

But there was something else that Natasha had grown up knowing. In the 1980s, she was only days old when she was abandoned in the staff toilet of St. Thomas Hospital in London. However, she had no idea who had left her there.

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Natasha has an emotional breakdown. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

Natasha has an emotional breakdown. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

A BREAKTHROUGH

The "Long Lost Family" crew later reached out to Natasha and explained that the DNA swab she gave them didn't lead to her birth mom. When she heard those words, she was deeply hurt and disappointed and couldn't keep her tears from falling.

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The woman said she spent some time in foster care and was eventually adopted by a family.

But show host Davina McCall told Natasha she wasn't done talking. While they could not locate her biological mother, they had found a DNA match. Natasha stared in disbelief as McCall said the words that changed her life: "You have a sister." The woman was overcome with emotions and cried tears of joy.

Natasha is pictured wiping her tears. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

Natasha is pictured wiping her tears. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

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AN UNEXPECTED REUNION

Natasha appeared on "This Morning," hosted by Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby in May 2022, and narrated the emotional experience of finding the sibling she never knew she had. She revealed:

"A couple of years ago, I started the search with Long Lost Family and it's just been a long journey to find anything. Last year, we met!"

Also present on the morning show was Lee-Ann, who bore an uncanny resemblance to Natasha because she was her biological sister. However, the two sisters not only shared the same features and DNA but had also experienced similar circumstances as babies.

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A teary-eyed Natasha is pictured with her long-lost sibling, Lee-Ann. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

A teary-eyed Natasha is pictured with her long-lost sibling, Lee-Ann. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

THEY HAD SIMILAR EXPERIENCES

Lee-Ann described that she had also been abandoned in a toilet cubicle when she was a few days old and was found by a paramedic. She added:

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"18 months prior to it happening to Natasha, I was left at a hospital in south London – it doesn't exist anymore – but in very similar circumstances."

The woman said she spent some time in foster care and was eventually adopted by a family. Natasha admitted she returned to revisit the cubicle where she was dropped as an infant and added that the experience was incredibly overwhelming.

Lee-Ann shares her experience on the morning show. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

Lee-Ann shares her experience on the morning show. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

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HAPPY TO BE TOGETHER

Most importantly, the siblings confessed they were thrilled to find each other and could relate to each other's experiences and emotions, with Lee-Ann saying:

"Just knowing that there was someone else who would have had the same DNA, I can't explain it. It's really, really special and it means so, so much to me."

Natasha and Lee-Ann flash heartwarming smiles during their appearance on the morning show. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

Natasha and Lee-Ann flash heartwarming smiles during their appearance on the morning show. | Source: YouTube.com/This Morning

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HANDLING THINGS WITH GRACE

Despite being abandoned as infants, Natasha and Lee-Ann said they had no hard feelings toward their birth mother and could understand that it might have been a challenging decision for her.

Natasha had also brought along a white woolen blanket, which she said she was wrapped in as a baby when she was found in the toilet. Regarding their birth mom, Lee-Ann added:

"I think she did what she needed to do and I think there was great care in how she arranged to leave us in very, very safe places."

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The sisters mentioned that they looked forward to knowing more about each other and wanted to tell their birth mom that they were both okay. They also said they hoped to be reunited with her someday.

What a surprisingly heartwarming story of two sisters who were oblivious to each other's existence until fate brought them together most unexpectedly!

Despite the fact that their birth mom abandoned them in the toilet, they didn't even hold a grudge against her. Do you think they are justified in having no ill will toward the woman who gave birth to them and walked away? Please share your feedback with us on Facebook.

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