Thirty Years Looking for Mum
Regina Louise spent 30 years searching for the woman who cared for her as a teenager, having been separated by a system which was against inter-racial adoption.
Regina Louise grew up in the American state of Texas. Her parents were not able to look after her so she was left in the care of a string of people, one of whom abused her. Regina went into care where she met her one ray of sunshine, a youth counsellor called Jeanne. However, she was separated from her by a system that felt inter-racial adoption harmed children.
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(Photo: Jeanne Kerr and her adopted daughter Regina Louise. Credit: Regina Louise)