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Liz Taylor: The desperate search for her German daughter

Liz Taylor wanted to adopt the baby right away when she heard that the parents did not have the money for the expensive surgery.
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NEW POST found the last traces

Only the older inhabitants of Mering can still remember what happened here almost 50 years ago.

Residents of Mering (Bavaria) can still remember what happened here almost 50 years ago. The following story made headlines worldwide.

It began on January 8, 1961: On this day, the little Petra was born in the town with a severe hip joint disease. Today she is called Maria and is the adopted daughter of world star Liz Taylor (77). But how did it happen? What about the biological parents? Do you still have contact with your child? And what is Maria doing now? NEW POST answered these questions and set out to find Liz Taylor's German daughter.

The birth parents are never allowed to see their child again. The first track leads us to actor Carl Schell (81). He remembers: "In 1961 my sister Maria Schell saw little Petra, who was partially paralyzed, in a Munich clinic. And she told her friend Liz Taylor about it. She wanted to adopt the baby right away when she heard that the parents did not have the money for the expensive surgery. "

In order to give their disabled child a better life, Gitta and Hans G. * finally agreed to an adoption with a heavy heart. And Liz Taylor gave him the name of her friend Maria. The diva also made a condition: The parents had to sign at the notary that they never want to see their girl again and life for no contact. Gitta and Hans G. * agreed.

Since then, they have only been able to follow in newspapers what has become of their daughter, who grew up in distant America. They saw Mary in the arms of her proud adoptive father, Richard Burton, or at Hollywood parties alongside her lovely new mother, Liz Taylor.

Maria has not returned to little Mering until today, neighbors say. Her track will be lost in the USA ... So Maria will probably never know that her biological father is seriously ill at the age of 75 and that his wife has not overcome the pain of her lost child until today ...

* Names changed by the editor

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