Episode 53: Melinda and Judy (10.21.2016)
When Melinda Dawson was seven years old, she learned that she was adopted under mysterious circumstances. As she got older and had children of her own, she tried to learn something about her biological parents. And when she went to the county courthouse and asked to see a copy of her birth certificate, she discovered that she was an unwitting participant in something much bigger and more complicated than she could have imagined.
This is part one of a two-part episode. Listen to part two here.
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Music in this episode: “A Certain Lightness” by Blue Dot Sessions. “Grey Snow (Instrumental Version)” by Josh Woodward. “Thread of Clouds” by Blue Dot Sessions. “Timethod” by Ars Sonor & Total E.T.. “A Catalog of Seasons” by Blue Dot Sessions. “IA 08” by Andrew Sacco.