“It’s 2017, I’m almost 30, I’m really happy that I’m here.I think when people get pregnant now and don’t want a baby, they don’t have the baby. Without wanting to get into the abortion debate, I’m really happy to exist. My parents – who are now called Mum and Dad – were told they could never be parents and now they are – so they’re really happy as well.”
This time of year, Ryan Jon’s thoughts turn to his birth mother. Her name was Julie, and she wrote him a note when he was born, explaining her decision to place him for adoption. He doesn’t want to intrude on her life . . . but he has a message he wants her to hear.