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Long Lost Family season 5 episodes list:
A couple search for the son they had to give up for adoption when they were teenagers. Susan and Chris were childhood sweethearts in 1962 when Susan was 14 and Chris 15.
Christine Gillard was 16 years old when she gave birth to her daughter Marguerite. Christine struggled to make ends meet and decided to place her with a foster family when Marguerite was two.
At 39, Peter Gunn has struggled to come to terms with being given up for adoption by his birth mother when he was a baby. Although he was brought up by a loving family, a sense of abandonment contributed to his going down the path of addiction.
Ten years ago, 56-year-old Christine Chesham discovered that her mother had died under tragic circumstances. Ever since, she has been determined to find the one person who can help her find out exactly what happened - her sister Pamela.
This week features two stories of sisters kept, while their brothers were given up for adoption: a family split apart by the decision to give up a baby boy over 50 years ago, and a sister searching for the brother who was kept a secret from her as a child.
This episode tells the extraordinary story of Alley Lofthouse, left on a doorstep in a block of flats in Scotland on a cold February night. She was found, just hours old, wrapped in a pillowcase, with no clue as to where she came from.