Separated At Birth
Sometimes shocking, yet ultimately heart-warming, this emotionally charged series follows 16 unique families during their search for their birth family.
With many people self-filming the own journey they reveal the raw and real emotional roller coaster behind their search. Some turn to social media with unexpected results… Facebook search appeals go viral, anonymous trolls strike and fake relatives step forward. The families’ real time journey is both confusing and life changing. Some come face to face with their deepest fear, rejection. Others face shocking truths such as discovering they were switched, stolen or abandoned as babies. Many experience extraordinary serendipity. All are courageous. They have allowed the cameras in during the most personal journey of their lives – the search for familial love.
Ultimately most, through sheer determination, find who they are looking for. The subsequent reunion restores our faith in humanity and our understanding of the importance of belonging.