Transcript for Burger King Baby Searches for Mother
Now to one woman's search for her biological mother. 27 years after she was left in a burger king bathroom she says she's not angry. She just has questions and wants answers. Her plea on Facebook is going viral right now and ABC's gio Benitez has her story. Reporter: This morning a mother of three is on an epic search for her own birth mother. Katherine, now 27 years old, married with a happy family was known nationwide as the burger king baby. Abandoned just hours old at this Allentown, Pennsylvania, burger king in September 1986. It just doesn't register in my head that I was abandoned. Reporter: Deprill was adopted but always had questions so five days ago her adoptive mother had an idea. Why not post a photo on Facebook. She did. With this message, looking for my birth mother. Please help me find her by sharing my post. Everyone wants to know where they came from. Maybe I had brothers and sisters. Reporter: More than 15,000 people have already shared the photo on Facebook. Helping deprill expand her search across the globe. As a child deprill always knew she was adopted but it wasn't until she was 12 years old that her adoptive parents handed her this scrapbook. There it was, all the newspaper articles, burger king baby, my mother who adopted me saved all the newspaper articles. Reporter: Now more than a decade after learning the truth, deprill wants to know more about her background like her medical history. She says she's not angry. In fact, she says she wants to thank her birth mother. I'm so thankful that my birth mother did not throw me away. She didn't leave me in a dumpster. She could have been very young and felt very scared. I can't even imagine being in her shoes and being alone. Reporter: This morning, she hopes her lifelong quest ends with a Facebook like. For "Good morning America," gio Benitez, ABC news, New York.
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