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Worth Repeating: Helen Never Told Her Parents She Knew She Was Adopted

Oscar Moreno

Helen Tiseth's mother and father kept a big secret from her; she was adopted. She was 25 before she learned and couldn't bring herself to tell them she knew, and to ask them about it. But that didn't keep her from wondering where she came from, and who her biological people were. That question turned Helen into a geanological slueth. Listen to her story below.

This story was recorded at Brick as part of Worth Repeating's "My Secret Life" show on 3.5.19. Email your story pitches to WorthRepeating@tpr.org. Follow us online @wrepeating.

Paul Flahive can be reached at Paul@tpr.org