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Adopted the American found out about the grandmother and mother-killer from Russia decades later. About it reports “Komsomolskaya Pravda”.
25 years ago, five-month-old girl Olya from the city of Novosibirsk was adopted by a family from the United States. Adoptive parents named her Katie Schroeder. They gave her a good education and helped to get a job in the administration of the canadian city of Chilliwack, province of British Columbia. The family never hid from Katie that she was adopted.
Two years ago she decided to find in Novosibirsk, his mother Larisa Filonenko. When Cathy’s story appeared in the Russian media, one of the readers told me where I can live Filonenko at the moment. The journalists of “Komsomolskaya Pravda” went to the specified address and found 79-year-old mother of Larissa — Raisa Polovnikova.
It turned out, Filonenko died seven years ago from cirrhosis of the liver. “She drank, drank too much, told Polovnikova. During the next booze stabbed the man. He died. And she stayed six years.” According to relatives of Larissa, she was a complex character. About left in the hospital the girl she no friends didn’t.
Polovnikova undecided if alive natural father Katie. The woman admitted that happy to see my granddaughter, but is unlikely to be able to fly her in America.
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