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Woman Looking for Birth Mother on Facebook

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Katheryn Deprill posted her plea in hopes of finding her birth mother. Katheryn Deprill posted her plea in hopes of finding her birth mother.
South Whitehall Township, PA -

Facebook can be a lot more than friend requests, likes on a fan page, and writing on someone's wall.

One Pennsylvania woman is using social media to find her birth mother, who left her in a restaurant bathroom 27 years ago.

Meghan Packer reports.

"It looks like so far there's 2000 shares and I've seen people shared it in Mexico."

This picture has now been shared on Facebook many more times.

Katheryn Deprill, of South Whitehall Township posted her plea in hopes of finding her birth mother.

"I feel like there's a piece of me missing."

Her baby book looks like most... until you see the newspaper clippings. Articles about her - as a baby. On September 15, 1986, Katheryn was found as a newborn... in the bathroom of a Burger King on South 4th Street in Allentown.

"Someone had heard me crying and they notified the staff and they came in, I was laying there on the floor."

Katheryn was put into foster care with a family who ended up adopting her.

"I'm not looking to replace my brothers and sisters now or my family, my mom and dad, cause it was great, we had the best childhood."

Brenda Hollis, Katheryn's adoptive mother, is excited about the prospect.

"I think it's just kind of fun like there's so many questions to be asked and it's just, I am so excited about it."

Katheryn is now 27 and married with three sons. She says she'd like to find her biological mother for a number of reasons, including learning her medical history.

"I really want to see her and just ask her why and see if I have any brothers and sisters and anyone that looks like me."

She says she is not angry. In fact...

"I want to say thank you for not throwing me away, literally."

"If she's a young girl, was a young girl I would hope that we could be friends, that she could be a friend to her."

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