Daily Archives: September 4, 2009

Long Lost Son Returns to China


Who am I? Where did I come from? Why do I look different from my parents? Why did they give me away?

This is the story of Christian Norris, a Chinese boy adopted at the age of 7, his adopted mother Julia Norris, and his meeting with his birth parents.

He was seven years old, raised by his uncle and grandmother, tucked away in the countryside, because he was an illegal baby as his parents (both medical researchers) already had their alloted one baby. While on an bus excursion with his father during a visit, the father went off to buy food at the market and found that the bus left without him, with Christian onboard. Christian ended up 500 km in Henan province and was found wandering in the street and taken to an orphanage in the city of Louyang.

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