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Abandoned at birth, she now seeks answers

Abandoned in a Long Island hospital parking lot

Abandoned in a Long Island hospital parking lot the day she was born, Amy Brown, now 31, has found her birthparents -- and closure -- after years of searching.. (July 3, 2012) Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Thirty-one years ago, Amy Brown was abandoned at birth, found on the front seat of a car in the parking lot of a Freeport hospital. Now the Kingston, N.Y., resident and mother of three children is trying to find out who her biological parents are through birth records and other information in hopes of learning about her background and medical history. (July 3, 2012)

Amy Brown, now 31 and living in Kingston,
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Amy Brown, now 31 and living in Kingston, N.Y., was abandoned at birth, found on the front seat of a car in the parking lot of a Freeport hospital. From left, her partner Trevor Tunison, with whom she has three children: Malachi Tunison, 11, Ayla Tunison, 7, and Gabriel Tunison, 9. (July 3, 2012)

Amy Brown, abandoned as a baby, is trying
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Amy Brown, abandoned as a baby, is trying to find out who her biological parents are through birth records and other information in hopes of learning about her background and medical history. (July 3, 2012)

Abandoned in a Long Island hospital parking lot
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Abandoned in a Long Island hospital parking lot the day she was born, Amy Brown, now 31, has found her birthparents -- and closure -- after years of searching.. (July 3, 2012)

Amy Brown at 10 months old, before she
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Amy Brown at 10 months old, before she was adopted in 1982. (July 3, 2012)

A collection of childhood photos of Amy Brown,
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A collection of childhood photos of Amy Brown, including baby photos taken in 1981 and 1982, before she was adopted, and Polaroids after her adoption in 1982. (July 3, 2012)

A collection of childhood photos of Amy Brown,
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A collection of childhood photos of Amy Brown, including baby photos taken in 1981 and 1982, before she was adopted and Polaroids after her adoption in 1982. (July 3, 2012)

A young Amy Brown is seen in a
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

A young Amy Brown is seen in a family photo taken after she was adopted in 1982. (July 3, 2012)

Amy Brown, now 31 and living in Kingston,
Photo Credit: Craig Ruttle

Amy Brown, now 31 and living in Kingston, N.Y., was abandoned on the front seat of a car in the parking lot of a Freeport hospital at birth. She is hoping to find her birthparents. (July 3, 2012)

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