#129: An Adoptee’s Remarkable Search with Ed Di Gangi

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Ed Di Gangi was adopted at birth in New York City. An only child, he made no effort to explore his heredity until, at age 67, a visit to a cemetery where members of his adoptive mother's family were buried and a story by Daniel Mendelsohn stirred his interest.

Over the past three years, through extensive archival research and DNA testing, Ed has peeled back the layers of his once unknown family. It turned out his birth mother was not who he thought she was at all.

You don't want to miss this remarkable story.

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Relevant Links

Ed's Website

The Gift Best Given: A Memoir* by Ed Di Gangi

Connect with Ed on Instagram

Watch Ed's Birth Mom Ice Skate

The Lost* by Daniel Mendelsohn

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