Allentown ‘Burger King Baby’ finds mom
(MICHAEL KUBEL / THE MORNING CALL /March 3, 2014)
Less than three weeks after a plea for her birth mother to come forward blazed through media outlets across the globe, Katheryn Deprill has met the woman who abandoned her 27 years ago in an Allentown Burger King.
Deprill, known internationally as the “Burger King Baby,” got a lifetime of questions answered when she met her mother Monday. It was the first time the two had contact since the mother, who has remained in the Lehigh Valley, left Deprill at the South Fourth Street restaurant on Sept. 15, 1986.
“Oh my God, I’m so excited!” Deprill said Tuesday. “I have literally not wiped the smile off my face. I never in a million years thought I’d find her.”
“It’s definitely the best scenario possible,” Deprill said. “She’s very normal. She’s very sweet.”
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