TLC star Chris Jacobs has hosted many exhibits, from Overhaulin’ to The Insider and extra, however none of them have been as near his coronary heart as Lengthy Misplaced Household, which he is been internet hosting on TLC since 2015. The present follows individuals seeking to be reunited with their organic households after being adopted, and that is a particular trigger to Chris as a result of he did the identical factor!
“I used to be 22 months outdated once I was adopted right into a improbable household who was nothing however supportive of me my whole life,” Chris defined in a TLC video. “Particularly once I was about 22 and I began to search for my organic mother. My household was simply so nice about it and so supportive.” Although a number of the individuals on Lengthy Misplaced Household by no means discover theirs, Chris’ hunt for his mother was shockingly easy.
“It was very serendipitous, the celebs actually aligned,” he gushed. “It was very straightforward for me to reconnect with my delivery mother. I contacted an adoption location service and because it turned out my mother had registered at the very same service four years earlier once I was 18. They put us proper collectively, the subsequent time I used to be again in Chicago — the place I grew up and he or she nonetheless lives — we reconnected.”
Since Chris and his mom each needed to get to know one another, they had been in a position to foster a particular bond, even after she gave him up. “That was in 1993 and we have been in a position to develop and develop a improbable relationship ever since then,” mentioned Chris. “My story was actually successful story with regards to adopted children reuniting with their delivery households. It was 23 years in the past now and we nonetheless speak nearly day by day. It has been nice, I want all people on the market in the identical scenario the perfect of luck.”
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