Season 4, Ep 1 - Dubai Melissa and Roma Dad
Vivacious Melissa is a 32 year old, NZ born legal executive living in
Dubai. She is lookingfor her father –
who probably does not know she exists. When Melissa was 19 her the man her
raised her told her he was not her biological father. Ever since then she has
wanted to know the truth. She has a name and a phone number but has over time
has never found the courage to make that call. She turns to Missing Pieces and
we contact the likely father...Aven Placid from Chch. We show him Melissa's
plea. He watches with his two two daughters and all three agreed she must be
his. The likeness between the girls is striking. Aven wants a DNA test to be
sure. We await the results..and subsequently introduceMelissa and Aven in Dubai.
Russell is a 35-year old Invercargill freezing worker and the father of
six. His mother Bev, was living in Australia in her early 20s and married an
“aboriginal man” ten years older than herself. When the marriage failed Bev
left the mobile home they lived in and brought baby Russell to the support of
her parents in New Zealand. We“find”
Russell's dad Courtney Armstrong in Roma in central Queensland. Father and son
meet for the frist time in Russell's memory and make his father's day!
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