Two Peas in a Separated Pod

Posted on Mar 20, 2016

Two Peas In A Separated Pod is a true story. Take a journey with two women on the road to discoveries and realizations. Jeannie and Carole write about their lives growing up. Each is unaware of the other. Jeannie is raised in the Bronx, New York. She grows up knowing that she is adopted and […]

Lisa Ward

Posted on Mar 20, 2016

This is Lisa Ward from Manhattan, Kansas. After hearing about MLV, Lisa shared that she was adopted in Topeka through a Lutheran service in the 1960s. Amazingly, she was adopted on Valentine’s Day, so this is a very special day for her and her family. Lisa has not tried to locate her birth mother but […]

Alfred and Celestia Keller Family (Grandpa Keller’s parents)

Posted on Mar 20, 2016

Back row: John Keller, Lynn Keller, Alta Keller Thompson Front row: Ella Keller Thompson, Lilly Keller Worthington (Lynn’s twin sister), Levi Keller At Lynn and Emma’s for Father’s Day  John Keller family (Lynn’s older brother) Keller and Thompson Clan Ludwig Thompson and Ella Keller Thompson family  (Lynn’s sister and cousin Cecile in the back , Laverne Zlatnik’ mother) Laverne […]

Meet Nick

Posted on Mar 8, 2016

Nick Belt was Wanda’s birth father. He grew up in Chatauqua County on a farm northeast of Sedan, Kansas. He passed away many years before Wanda had a chance to meet him. Nick “Burgie” Belt in 1939The Belt Family, Left to right: Roy, Burgie, Archie, Grandpa Belt, Grandma Belt, Nora, Mary (Charles’ mother), Bertha Suzy (Wanda’s […]

Wanda’s house

Posted on Mar 6, 2016

Wanda loved the home she grew up in and was so happy when she and Lee got to move back to the farm. She did a major remodeling when they moved on the farm in 1968. Another major remodel was done by her nephew Randy Sumner the summer of 1991, the year she met her […]

The Flying P Farm

Posted on Mar 5, 2016

Welcome to the Flying P Farm.   Leroy C & Wanda J Parr. Lee on his tractor  The old farm pump and steps where Dad and I sat when I broke the news about finding Grandma Leona.

Holton Recorder and St. Marys Star Article

Posted on Mar 1, 2016

Thanks to my cousin Leslie for getting this article in the Holton Recorder and St. Marys Star.   http://www.holtonrecorder.net/news/book-recounts-reunion-between-birth-mother-daughter