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Philomena Lee, an Irish woman whose search for the son that she gave up for adoption in the 1950’s, and is now a Hollywood film, meets with Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. With her life story now the subject of an Oscar-nominated film, Philomena Lee is calling for government reforms in Ireland that would grant adopted people access to their adoption files. At far left is Mari Steed, with the Adoption Rights Alliance. (AP Photo)

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