In 1999, a Flemish family adopted Mirlanda Valmond Van Hoyweghen (23). Years passed living peacefully in her home in Belgium. That is until she discovered the truth about how she ended up here. It’s a touching story of how a young girl was taken from her mother and ended up on the other side of the world.
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Text: Zoë Van Schooten and Charlotte Haemels, Final editor: Kylie vanderhulst
Images: ⒸZoë Van Schooten and Charlotte Haemels