Peter J. Boni

AUTHOR. ADVOCATE. ENTREPRENEUR “Misattributed” was a term totally unfamiliar to me. Misaligned, misinformed, misappropriated, and other “mis” words I comprehended.

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Travis Bradburn

HONESTY. FORGIVENESS. GRATITUDE. What makes you…you? What shapes your identity? There are many answers to this question, but I’m going

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BK Jackson

CURIOUS. COMMITTED. COLLABORATIVE. When I discovered in 2015 that I was an NPE, I was already no stranger to the

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Dan Kelley

TEACHER. ACTOR. MUSICIAN.  Christmas Eve 2021 will be the fifth anniversary of my mother’s passing. She had been in a

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John Moyer

TENACIOUS. LOVING. COMMITTED. MPE is an acronym from the field of psychology that stands for misattributed parentage experience. This occurs due

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Tamara Brooks

CARING. GIVING. DETERMINED. My mother was married to my dad Joseph for 16 years. During that time, seven children were

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Joni Mantell

OPEN. ADVOCATE. THERAPIST. I am a late discovery donor-conceived person. I found this out at age 60, after raising an

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Sandra Cail

STRONG. DETERMINED. HAPPY. On my 60th birthday on September 12, 2012, I received a call from my cousin who had

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Tony Vargas

TECHNOLOGIST. BILINGUAL. FAMILY MAN. In May of 2018, after taking advantage of a 23andme.com Mother’s Day 2 for 1 special,

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Lisa Swyer

STRONG. DETERMINED. FAITHFUL. In late 2014 I ordered a home DNA kit from Ancestry because I was interested in learning

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Erin Maya

TRUTH-SEEKER. TENACIOUS. EMPATHIC. My dad, Pat, was sick with cancer my entire life. He went in and out of remission

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Talona Davis

WARM-HEARTED. FORGIVING. INFLUENTIAL. My story began in January of 2017. The loss of my father was shocking, devastating, and heartbreaking

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Melissa V.

ADVENTUROUS. DEDICATED. CREATIVE. I was born in 1980 in Seattle, Washington to a self-loving woman and her husband, my birth

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Kevin Martin

CREATIVE. INTROSPECTIVE. INQUISITIVE. I was born in London, Ontario Canada in September 1986 with the help of an anonymous sperm

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Andre Williams

CREATIVE. TENACIOUS. ARTIST. My name is Andre Williams. Born in March 1994, I was brought to The Brooklyn Hospital Center

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Dinah Federer

OBSERVING. ADVOCATING. EVOLVING. “You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break

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David Wrate

MAKER. PRGAMTIST. SOLVER I always knew I was adopted. My adoptive parents used to say, “When we got David” as

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Bruce-Paul Scott

INTROSPECTIVE. FAMILY. TENACIOUS. My name is Bruce-Paul. I’m an NPE: Non-Paternal Event because I had a misattributed parentage experience. I

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Mark Hansen

BETTER. EMPATHETIC. DECENT. In 2013 my 79-year-old father had been in and out of the hospital repeatedly and then had

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Neva Franks

WRITER. WIFE. COMPLETE. When you look at family tree charts, they’re beautiful. The roots run deep, hidden, all the way

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