Celebrities, who grew up with foster parents
Reasons that children are left without parents, very much, but when it comes to adoption, it is almost always the same - love and desire to help the abandoned child. Sometimes foster parents do not disclose the secret of adoption, and their children will learn the truth about themselves as adults. So it was with some of the stars of our material.
Boxer, 52 years old
The world would never have known who Mike Tyson, if one day in the life of a boy from Brooklyn who was born in the mother-addict, does not appear a former boxer Bobby Stewart. He worked as a physical education teacher at a special school for juvenile offenders, where Mike got for numerous offenses. Even then, the young bully dreamed about boxing. Bobby agreed to train him on the condition that a future champion will not violate discipline and the will to learn better. Mike agreed, but soon Stuart realized that his pupil need a professional teacher. They became legendary coach Cass D'Amato. He took Mike to live to his home, introduced into his family, and after the death of a novice boxer mother has issued a formal guardianship. Most of his time is devoted Cass him, despite the fact that exercise and other athletes. D'Amato was not limited only to the development of boxing skills Tyson has paid attention to his education. Many conversations with him, helped in all matters. The coach became the boy's real father, and his wife, in the words of Mike, "white mother".
Founder of Apple, 1955-2011 Company
The founder of the Apple Empire and the people make a revolution in the field of information technology, Steve Jobs was born from the union of the Syrian Abdulfattoh Dzhandle and Joan Shibli, a German emigrant. They met at the university, but both families were against their relationship. Joan had to give the child up for adoption. His new family was Paul and Clara Jobs. Steve's biological mother wanted her son's adoptive parents had a university education. Boast Jobs could not, so Joan has forced them to give a written undertaking to pay the tuition of Stephen in college. To execute it, Paul is almost 24 hours a day repairing old cars for sale. Through cars father introduced his son to the basics of electronics. Stephen knew that he was an adopted child, but Paul and Clara always considered her family: "They - my real parents at 100%." From a biological mother, he still met, but they did not close. Jobs found, and blood father. While Abdulfattoh Dzhandle kept his restaurant. Once Steve came back, but did not tell the owner that he was his son. He did the same on this visit good publicity, telling himself that Jobs was having dinner at his establishment.
IT-girl, 37 years old
Now Nicole Richie famous socialite, model and designer. But once she was a little girl, Nicole Camille Escovedo from a poor Mexican family. Her own mother worked as assistant to the popular musician Lionel Richie and his father played in his group. He died 2 years after the birth of her daughter. Podlomlennaya this tragedy, Nicole's mother was in a precarious financial position. Then Lionel Richie and his wife Brenda took the girl under his wing, and after 7 years, officially adopted her. Godparents become future stars Michael Jackson and Quincy Jones. Soon, however, a scandal erupted with the mistress of Lionel Richie and his marriage fell apart. Nicole, who was very fond foster mother, grieved, and singer, wishing to please her, he began to indulge a child to perform any whims. The situation has not changed, even when Lionel remarried and Nicole were stepbrother and stepsister. After many years, the actress herself has noted that as a child she was given too much freedom. Despite the fact that a mother Nicole gave it to someone else's family, Nicole still talks warmly with her.
The musician, 50 years old
Svetlana Surganova learned that she had a foster child, in only 25 years. With 3 years it was brought Leah Surganova, PhD. Once she ventured to take care of a girl with a lot of pathologies, which, incidentally, has repeatedly made themselves felt. Biological mother abandoned the child immediately after birth, and more in the life of Svetlana did not appear. Leah is very responsible attitude to the education of girls engaged in her education and has done everything that it in no way needed, though Svetlana always differed rebellious nature, resisting the plans of mothers and grandmothers who would like for her the "right" of fate studies, a normal job, classic family. The truth came to light in the heat of an argument, and became the singer for a real shock. However, according to her, this is what has helped her to understand themselves and even brought them closer together with his mother, making the relationship even warmer. When Svetlana asked if she wants to find their biological parents, she says she does not want to know about them.
Vijay, 39 years old
Artur Tsvetkov, broadcaster, entertainer and VJ, is also quite late - at 30 years - learned that he was an adopted child. Moreover, it happened during the telecast, which his father had sent a video where admitted that Arthur as age took from a Moscow orphanage. His biological mother, a student of the third course, refused it immediately after birth. Moreover, it turned out that the real name Archie - Vladimir Burchakov. Foster parents gave him not only a new name but also a chance of survival. The boy is constantly seriously ill. Most likely, if he stayed in the orphanage, to leave it would not be able. The new family is very seriously engaged in child health - especially helped that his father was sent to serve in Germany. Over time relationships Archie gave a crack with their parents because of disputes, where he was to make a career: in the military or show business. However, it is these people broadcaster considers his real parents.