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Australian Story The Foundling/Life's a Drag (1996– ) Online

Australian Story The Foundling/Life's a Drag (1996– ) Online
Original Title :
The Foundling/Lifeu0027s a Drag
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TV Episode / Documentary
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Cast :
Caroline Jones,Dorothy Bedson
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TV Episode
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Australian Story The Foundling/Life's a Drag (1996– ) Online

Now an 80-year-old woman, Dorothy Bedson has only just discovered her true family through a combination of extraordinary coincidence and the wonders of DNA testing. Dorothy relates how she was found wrapped in a shawl and a grey coat on the corner of Queen and Nelson Streets in Woollahra. She was initially named Queenie Nelson after the crossroads where she was discovered. Subsequently adopted by a policeman's family, Dorothy was always tormented by the mystery surrounding her past. Two years ago she appeared in an article about foundlings in a woman's magazine. Nothing happened for many months until across the continent, in Adelaide, two copies of the same old edition of the magazine turned up in the same household around the same time. The family thought they noticed a family resemblence in Dorothy's photograph and got in touch with the Post Adoption Resource Centre. The chances of the two families being related were put at a million to one but the hunch was confirmed when DNA ...
Episode credited cast:
Caroline Jones Caroline Jones - Herself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dorothy Bedson Dorothy Bedson - Herself