natural father


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The genetic father of a child

natural father

Biological father, see there.
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Their solution: the person who brought her up took her from the house to the church and then handed her over to her natural father to walk her down the aisle.
In refusing to make adoption orders, Judge Jones had expressed concerns that the parental rights of the girl's natural father would be extinguished without his consent.
Yesterday, her natural father, Steven Carter, said that he would miss her forever.
Despite not being his natural father Peter dotes on him.
Abraham Enloe of Western North Carolina: The Natural Father of Abraham Lincoln" discusses a possible true father of our sixteenth president.
Though the natural father is willing to have the child, as are various aunties, uncles, grandparents, the child is not handed to those who love it.
To quote the review of the audiobook in KLIATT, January 2008: This is a personal story of the author's childhood and her two "fathers"--her natural father and her Uncle Joseph.
Lee's mother, Jennie Mason, stepfather, Darren Mason, and natural father, Michael Fennell, yesterday spoke for the first time about their tragic loss.
The factor of the child's natural father living in the home provides significant protection against effects of maternal chronic depression on the child's behavior.
I was always told that I was adopted and who my natural father was, but for various reasons (ie moving to a farm in Wales in 1951) I had no contact with my natural father.
He knew the boy had never known his natural father, not even for a day.
A pal said: "Lee doesn't care who the natural father is.