June 5, 2012
Paula Alwin embraces her son, David Hattaway of Shawnee, who recently tracked her down -- 45 years after she gave him up for adoption. Alwin, who lives in Gatesville, Texas, has visited Hattaway and his family twice during the past few weeks, and he paid her a surprise Mother’s Day visit in Texas.
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David Hattaway, a 45-year-old Shawnee resident, started looking for his birth mother six years ago, when his family was dealing with some health issues.