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My husband, Robert, was born on August 25, 1986 at Beth Israel Hospital in Newark/Elizabeth New Jersey, USA. From what we have been told by his adopted mother, his birth mother's name was Donna Nardone. No father was listed on Robert's birth certificate, however, it was said that he was given a name similar to his father's. Robert's mother apparently had 3 children older than Robert. I believe they were ages 3, 5 and 6 in 1986. According to the hospital records, Robert's mother was left in hard labor for over 7 hours with my husband being breech and the doctor's finally ordered a c section. He was born completely healthy with Apgar score of 9. After 15 hours, he began having grand mal seizures. My understanding is that Donna Nardone did not know he was ill and decided prior to those events to put him up for adoption. It was supposed to be private but when he became ill the family backed out and he was taken in by the Division of Youth and Family Services. Robert was nameless and hospitalized under "Baby Boy Nardone" until right before my now in-laws took him in to foster care. Donna Nardone gave her son the name Robert Richard Nardone. She apparently was staying with her family, father or mother (maiden name unknown) at the time of delivering Robert. Donna Nardone fought to try and get Robert back and that's the extent of the story I know. Robert is such a kind-hearted sweet man that any family would be proud of. He's a hard worker and a great husband and really is desperate to find his family. His mother was described as being beautiful, tall and slender with long black hair and the social worker explained that he resembles his birth father a great deal. Robert is 6'5"
with almost black hair, olive complexion and the biggest dimples on both cheeks that could melt your heart. Please, if you know any details about this adoption or anything of the family, don't hesitate to contact me. We reside in central NJ currently and he has been seizure free for 8 years thus far. Please help me solve this puzzle and give him peace of mind. Thank you