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Real-life 'Philomena' Fights to Help Mothers Find Lost Children

Stephen Frears’ Oscar-nominated drama Philomena tells the true story of Philomena Lee.  Fifty years ago, as a pregnant Irish-Catholic teenager, Lee was disowned by her family and sent to a local convent. There, she was forced her to give up her child for adoption. She never saw him again.  Now, just a few weeks before the Academy Awards, the real Philomena Lee is using her newfound fame to help others find their lost children. Difficult journey After losing his job,...

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