In the mid-1940s, Dr. Thomas Jugarthy Hicks opened the Hicks Community Clinic in the small town of McCaysville, Georgia, mere steps from the Tennessee state line. Within a decade, he was not only performing illegal abortions but selling newborns on the black market. Some birth mothers knew they were placing a baby for adoption, some […]
At least 200 babies had their identities stolen. Now, they are using the power of DNA to reunite with their biological families. I am honored to be part of the behind-the-scenes team of passionate and compassionate people who helped some of them in their journeys.
I missed this post by the DNA Geek until a few days ago.
I wonder how many other clinics did the same thing that haven’t been uncovered yet in addition to those clinics that have been discovered.