Season 4, Ep 7 - Abandoned & Survivor
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Oamaru service station worker Sally Morley
and her sister Donna were left in different orphanages in Wellington 44 years
ago. Sally’s mother later reclaimed Donna but Sally was left. Now Sally, a
happily married mum with three children, is seeking answers. She wants to know
why she was left behind and later put up for adoption. And she wants to find
her birth family.
The Missing Pieces team take her to
Australia where she gets answers, but they are not the ones she expected. She
meets her sister and father, but her mother refuses to see her..
Palmerston North rest home worker Melissa
Lavender has had a tough life. She overdosed on pills and almost died when she
was 12, then she was in to drugs and ended up living on the streets in her
teens. She knows her mother but wants no contact with her.
Melissa wants to find her dad, who she has
never met. Missing Pieces finds him in Australia, two hours north of Sydney.
He’s had alcohol problems and has also lived on the streets. But now he is off
the booze and is a devout Christian.
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