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These Adopted Sons Got To Meet Their Birth Mother For The First Time

"I'm so grateful."

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Many children who are adopted wonder about their biological parents. Robbie and Doug were adopted as babies, and never knew their birth mother. They decided to find her and meet her.

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This is Robbie. He and his biological brother, Doug, were adopted by the same family as children. He never knew his biological mom.

"I didn't really care, because the adoptive parents were my parents and I didn't think any other way."
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"I didn't really care, because the adoptive parents were my parents and I didn't think any other way."

One day, he decided to find out more about his birth mom. She agreed to meet Robbie and Doug at her home in Colorado.

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Robbie and Doug made the trek out to Colorado, excited and anxious to see what would happen.

"I am a little nervous... I get to see... what my life could have been."
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"I am a little nervous... I get to see... what my life could have been."

Robbie's childhood friend expressed some concerns the night before, saying that he was worried it would "be a shitshow, but I hope it's not, because you guys don't deserve that."

Robbie admitted to also having some reservations, saying, "It was kinda hard to get a read on her the last couple times we talked on the phone."
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Robbie admitted to also having some reservations, saying, "It was kinda hard to get a read on her the last couple times we talked on the phone."

The brothers were nervous, but excited.

"We are gonna understand where came from and why we were given up and why we were lucky enough to be adopted by such a great family."
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"We are gonna understand where came from and why we were given up and why we were lucky enough to be adopted by such a great family."

When they arrived, they were all excited, anxious, and a little endearingly awkward.

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"Wow, I actually got to meet you!"

Inside, Suzanne, their birth mom, showed them photos of herself at a younger age, as well as their biological siblings, who they've never met.

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The boys were struck by how much they physically resembled their biological brother and father.

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"Wow, that is uncanny."

Suzanne told the boys about her childhood, and how she wanted the two of them to be adopted together.

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She said she looks at herself as a surrogate mother to them, so that they could be born and be with their new family and "get their lessons done."

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The guys told her they were "extremely thankful for the chance you gave us."

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In return, Suzanne noted, "You fulfilled my deal with God, because I wanted a better education, a better life [for you]... and you did."

They hugged goodbye and headed out.

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Reflecting on the meeting, Doug said he was impressed by Suzanne's strength and ability to give them up and do something so "amazing" for them.

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"It was a great experience."

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