'My son was illegally adopted'
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'My son was illegally adopted'

When Tressa Reeves got pregnant at the age of 20 in 1960, her parents sent her from her Farnborough home in Hampshire to Dublin to give birth in a home run by Catholic nuns.

She thought she was giving her baby up for adoption but she later found out that he was simply given away. She had no legal documents to prove that she was his mother.

Tressa is now going to court, seeking damages over the alleged illegal adoption of her son. The agency that arranged the adoption denies any wrongdoing.

This is her remarkable story.

  • 03 Jul 2018