Man Finds Birth Siblings After 55-Year Separation

The last time Richard Clauson saw his older brother, Larry, the older child was stuffing his younger brother into a garbage can. Their parents were divorcing and had decided to turn their two younger children over to the custody of the state. When Larry realized that a visit from child services was eminent, he tried to hide Richard, then ran away to a nearby park.

That was the last time they spoke for 55 years. That all changed a a few weeks ago.

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Rachel Skousen

Rachel has a long-held passion for adoption that was sealed through her work as the content manager at She currently works as a content specialist at, finding and sharing amazing adoption content from across the web. She is a mom of three and loves reading and napping in her spare time.

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