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Finding Mary: Faced with frustrations, I vow not to falter

Author Steve Matthews ran into a bureaucratic brick wall when the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) in Columbia, S.C. could not release his mother's birth parents' names, even after 94 years since her adoption. (Courtesy photo/Steve Matthews )
My Southern journey to discover my mother’s roots was guided by new-found cousin Bobbi Jo* who navigated me through South Carolina, including a stop at the Department of Health and…

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