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The kidnapping of Baby Zephany

Season 1, Ep. 15

Zephany was born on 28 April 1997, in Groote Schuur hospital in Cape Town. She’d been born via C-section, and so her mom was still recuperating in the ward a few days later. And it was while mom Celeste lay there, in and out of an exhausted, post-operative sleep with her little girl resting by her side that the unthinkable happened. On April 30th, someone entered that room, dressed in the maroon trousers and oatmeal shirt of the Groote Schuur staff uniform, and took Zephany from her crib before disappearing, seemingly forever.


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SOURCES

Miche’s book: https://www.amazon.com/Zephany-mothers-daughter-astonishing-story-ebook/dp/B07WFJDY3H

2010 interview with the Nurses: https://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/search-for-daughter-never-ending-474075#.VP146CzsBsk

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zephany_Nurse

https://soundcloud.com/nbpublishers/a-conversation-with-zephany-nurse-or-miche-solomon

https://www.all4women.co.za/2212974/news/south-african-news/exclusive-miche-solomon-zephany-nurse-says-pandemic-shook-her-world-again

https://www.bbc.com/news/stories-49825705

https://www.enca.com/news/miche-solomon-i-didnt-know-if-should-cry-or-laugh

https://www.enca.com/news/she-really-took-good-care-me-miche-solomon

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/what-is-it-that-makes-a-woman-want-to-steal-a-baby-the-abductor-s-profile-1287013.html

https://www.iol.co.za/pretoria-news/zephany-to-mom-you-are-paying-a-price-for-the-cost-of-loving-me-30854807

https://www.kidspot.com.au/lifestyle/entertainment/i-was-kidnapped-at-birth-then-found-my-secret-sister/news-story/1ba2124e14988d72098e09ca62151c05

https://www.missingkids.org/content/dam/missingkids/pdfs/ForHealthCareProfessionals_10thEdition.pdf

https://www.news24.com/news24/books/extract-zephany-you-think-you-know-a-person-especially-your-own-mother-right-20190816  

https://www.news24.com/news24/SouthAfrica/News/i-know-she-took-me-miche-solomon-on-being-zephany-nurse-20190815

https://www.thatslife.com.au/stolen-birth-dna-test-exposes-truth

https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2019-08-15-my-biological-dad-is-a-lost-cause-zephany-nurse-reveals-in-new-book/

https://www.timeslive.co.za/sunday-times/news/2019-08-18-betrayed-zephany-nurse-is-battling-to-trust-again/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zp9mjLptlTA

Interview with Lavona and Michael  in 2015: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qccQwfbjyoI

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1670168/pdf/bmj00131-0010.pdf

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