Florida: She Still Calls Me Daddy

"She Still Calls Me Daddy"

Before the nine-year-old daughter of Ernest and Regina Twigg of Sebring, Fla., died last year, following surgery for a heart defect, doctors made an unsettling discovery: Arlena Twigg was not their biological child. Last week genetic tests established that the Twiggs' real daughter is Kimberly Mays, who was born at Hardee Memorial hospital in Wauchula, Fla., at about the same time as Arlena.

Robert Mays of Sarasota, Fla., who reared Kimberly believing she was his daughter, had the painful task of telling her the truth. "She still calls me Daddy," says Mays.

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