Young Woman Searching For Father On Facebook - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Young Woman Searching For Father On Facebook

Published April 15, 2014

A young woman has turned to Facebook in an attempt to track down her English biological father, reports DV.

“I found out a few years ago, after having done a DNA test, that the man I thought was my biological father, wasn’t,” said Linda Rut Sigríðardóttir, a paramedic living in Ísafjörður.

Linda Rut has posted a picture of the man she believes is her father, Richard Guildford, on her Facebook page and has asked people to share it with the hope it may reach him or someone who recognises him.

“In 2009 it came to light that he wasn’t my real father,” Linda Rut said. “So I spoke to my mum and she told me the whole story. She was young, sixteen and didn’t know what do and then this Englishman comes out of the woodworks and I see his picture. There’s no question about it we look very similar.”

Linda Rut believes the man in question was born around 1959 and lived in the small fishing village of Súðavík for some years in the late 1980’s.

You can see the Facebook post and reach out to Linda Rut here.

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