FATHER UNKNOWN Connects Adoptees

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Denalee Chapman April 02, 2015

“FATHER UNKNOWN” is the true story of a man’s struggle to face an emptiness he carries inside. Disconnected from the people closest to him and haunted by the secrecy in his family, he records his desperate search for connection on a journey with the father he’s never truly known.

David Quint spent his lifetime obsessed with the fragments of the unspoken story of his father’s childhood at an orphanage. And on a trip with his father, Urban, back to Switzerland, David hoped to discover what had been hidden in a lifetime of silence. In returning to the past, what they discovered transformed their relationship and their entire family.

I had the pleasure of visiting with the Quints and learning about the two men whose very raw, tender journey has become an inspiring feature length film. In a series of 13 video interviews you’ll come to know and love these men and appreciate the gift they give in opening their lives to us.

To view the film trailer and catch a screening near you, be sure to check out the FATHER UNKNOWN website and follow them on their Facebook page.

In this segment:  Adoptees can sometimes feel a huge disconnect with others.  The experiences of Urban and David Quint in searching for and finding Urban’s roots made a huge difference.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at DenaleeChapman.com.


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