Using the results of a DNA test, Sam Anthony tracked down a man named Craig who he believed might be his father. Anthony mailed Craig a letter three weeks before his death introducing himself.
Craig Nelson searched for his biological son when he learned he had been put up for adoption. Eventually it became too painful and he stopped looking.
10 October 2021, 3:19 pm·2-min readGetty Images/Carlo AllegriA 52-year-old dying man, Sam Anthony, mailed a letter to a man he believed was his biological dad.That man, Craig Nelson, responded to the letter and went to meet Anthony.The two bonded for just 11 days before Anthony died from an aggressive cancer.
A 52-year-old man sought out his biological father three weeks before he died of an aggressive cancer. The two reunited and spent just 11 days together, the New York Timesreported.Using the results of a DNA test, Sam Anthony tracked down a man named Craig who he believed might be his father. Anthony mailed Craig a letter three weeks before his death introducing himself.
"I am wondering," Anthony wrote, according to the Times, "if you are that Craig." Anthony included a phone number along with his letter.Craig Nelson, a 78-year-old retired airline worker who lost hope of ever finding his biological son again, trembled as he read it, the Times reported. headtopics.com
Over a long-distance phone call in 1969 while he completed military service, Anthony's mother told Nelson she had given birth to a boy."She said, 'I just wanted to tell you' - and this is a quote," he told the Times, "'that you are now the proud father of a 9-pound, 10-ounce, bouncing baby boy.'"
She also told him she had already put the child up for adoption.After reading the letter, Nelson called the number but was met with a voice messaging system. Anthony at the time had been undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot.Nelson left a hasty voice message, telling Anthony he'd call back at a later time.
"Fifty-two years, that's a long time to try to carry around a memory," Nelson told the Times. "Especially when you didn't have a memory to begin with."When he learned of the child 52 years ago, Nelson tried to find him, according to the Times. He consulted with adoption lawyers and agencies but had no luck. Eventually, it became too painful to continue the search.
Story continues"I thought it was fruitless," he told the Times.But then the letter suddenly changed everything. Nelson drove from Arizona to North Carolina to meet Anthony. When he arrived and entered his son's home, Nelson asked if he could hug him. The two exchanged photos depicting themselves through the decades they did not get to experience together. headtopics.com
Cat in Turkey with two sets of ears has social media users falling in love with it
Qasim menceritakan mimpinya di akhir zaman dan malapetaka yang akan menimpa umat manusia, seperti yang diperintahkan dalam mimpinya oleh Nabi Muhammad SAW dan Allah SWT. Banyak gambaran yang diperlihatkan dalam mimpi Qasim telah menjadi kenyataan. Mimpi Muhammad Qasim adalah peringatan bagi umat Islam. Ketika ia menjadi kenyataan ramai orang di seluruh dunia akan membicarakannya, surat khabar dan wawancara juga diadakan mengenai mimpi ini. Ketahui lebih lanjut di atau cari ‘Muhammad Qasim Dreams’
Today’s sad reality is that leaders of the Muslim world do not avoid Shirk nor raise awareness about this. Muhammad Qasim has seen that avoiding shirk is the only way to success and Allah’s help. Learn more at or search ‘Muhammad Qasim Dreams’
Police probing death of man in incident at Punggol refuse-chute compactor roomSINGAPORE — A 54-year-old man died on Saturday (Oct 16) after an incident at the central refuse-chute compactor room of Block 623C in Punggol Central.
Police probing death of town council sweeper in incident at Punggol refuse-chute compactor roomSINGAPORE — A 54-year-old man died on Saturday (Oct 16) after an incident at the central refuse-chute compactor room of Block 623C in Punggol Central. Oh my God! Condolences to Mr Lee's family 😔🙏🏼
Police arrest Carousell seller, 25, who allegedly scammed victims of more than S$114,000SINGAPORE — A 25-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly cheating people in a string of e-commerce scams this year. Can victims recover the money? My experience is NO How many victims? 114000 victims? 😀 What a dork. Did he really think he could run away after getting victims to do bank transfers? What a genius.
11 students drown, 10 rescued during school outing for river cleanup in IndonesiaJAKARTA: Eleven students drowned and 10 others were rescued during a school outing for a river cleanup in Indonesia’s West Java Province, officials said on Saturday (Oct 16). Local officials said 150 students from an Islamic junior high school were participating in the cleanup on Friday along the ba Drown? But the article said all students were accounted for when the search ended? 😞 rest in peace.. Irresponsible school teachers who organised the outing. 🥵
Brazil pandemic probe to recommend Bolsonaro face 11 criminal charges, senator saysRIO DE JANEIRO: A Brazilian Senate probe into the government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic will recommend in its final report due next week that President Jair Bolsonaro face 11 criminal charges, the senator leading the inquiry said on Friday (Oct 15), though it remains highly unlikely that he will face a
A Chinese father could not find drugs to treat his son’s rare genetic disease, so he decided to make them himselfXu Wei was just a father trying to make ends meet and raise his newborn son as a small business owner selling electrical sockets online. Then Xu, from Kunming, the capital of southwest China’s Yunnan province, received devastating news: His one-year-old son Haoyang had been diagnosed with Menkes Disease, a rare genetic disorder that typically results in death in just a few years. The diagnoses transformed Xu, a father with secondary school education, into a fighter trying to stave off a disease