adopted. Still, it was a surprise when a stranger reached out to him and suggested that he check out Cherie Alvis' Facebook page.Clark Alldridge of Houston, Texas, always knew he was
He didn't know Alvis at all. But there, on her wall, were his own baby pictures. At 22 years old, he had found his birth mother living just a couple of hours away—and he hadn't even been looking for her.
Alvis told KTRE-TV that she gave up her son for adoption when he was just a few months old. She was 17, a teen mom without a steady home; her baby was sick, and after spending days in the hospital with him, she knew that she couldn't give him the care he needed.
Giving him up "was the hardest decision I have ever made in my life," Alvis told KTRE-TV. "It was something I did not want to do but it was either give my son life with someone else, another family that could takeRead More »from Mother, Son Reunite Thanks to Facebook and the Kindness of Strangers