Season 4, Ep 3 - Love
North Shore hairdresser Charmaine
Mionnet has never met her father Michel, a French backpacker who fell in love
with Charmaine’s mother Judy in New Plymouth in the early 1960s. They married,
but when Judy was pregnant with Charmaine, Michel travelled on to South
America. Judy was to follow. However, after Charmaine was born Judy could not
bring herself to leave.
Michel kept in touch for a few years, sending cards
signed “Daddy”. Then contact was lost. Fifty years on Charmaine is looking for
Michel, now aged almost 80.
The Missing Pieces team begins their search for
Michel in France but in the end the unexpected answer is found in the
rainforests of Ecuador.
Can You Help?
secretary Cecelia Tuimanufili is a triplet who has never met or seen a
photograph of her father.
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