Mom Meets Biological Son 55 Years After Giving Him up for Adoption

November 21, 2017

This reunion between a man and his mother was more than five decades in the making. Ida Pollock met her biological son Barrie Bode for the first time after giving him up at birth. Pollock was just 19 years old and unmarried when she became pregnant with Bode. After having given it much thought, she decided to give Bode up for adoption. "It was the hardest thing I've ever had to do in my life," she recalled.'s Leigh Scheps ( has more.

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