Mums desperate search for her adopted  Chinese sons birth parents so that he can meet them before he goes blind.

Bennett, three, was born deaf and diagnosed with Usher syndrome, a rare condition that will cause him to go blind by the time he turns 20, The Telegraph reported.

Molly Sano, Bennett’s 36-year-old adoptive mother has begun her campaign to find the boy’s birth parents.

Bennett, whose Chinese name is Long Miao, was born to a poor family in Ningbo and abandoned in May 2012, The Telegraph reported.

“We just hope that he can see his biological parents with his own eyes, creating special visual memories of them before he loses his vision,” Sano told China Daily.

Sano has been working with local authorities and hospitals to establish possible leads.

She also plans to visit the orphanage that cared for Bennett, and a local person who used to run an English school is spearheading a campaign on Chinese social media.

“We want to let them know he is safe and happy and that we love him,” Sano said, according to The Telegraph.

“We have talked about China since he first came home and we want to really honour his birth country and give him the opportunity to meet the family who gave him life.”

Sano and her husband, who is also deaf, adopted Bennett in February 2014, China Daily reported. He now communicates using American Sign Language.

“We just knew he was the son we’d been waiting for — even without looking at his file. He’s the most beautiful boy I’ve ever seen,” Sano told China Daily.

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  • I wish you all the best in your search. I really hope this dear little boy gets to meet, and see, his birth parents while he still has his sight


  • Wish them the best of luck in finding his family. He’s so lucky to have found a family who love him and are prepared to help and look after him already.


  • Good luck in finding the birth family. What a lucky little boy to have found such a loving family and especially one that understands his hearing impairment


  • It sounds like a wonderful idea, I just hope they are not disappointed as if the child was left in an orphanage the chances are it will be negativity received by the parents or mother to reunite them as it was an unwanted child. A lot of unwanted children in China are from rape, kids/minors giving birth and the like and it is terribly sad and hard for us to understand that you would not want to reunite with your child but it is so often the case. I hope for them it is a happy occasion and not this.


  • I hope they find them. Poor little guy


  • yeah any up-dates yet? that would be great to hear.


  • Let’s hope they will be able to find his family. What a terrible illness!


  • Good luck in the search. I hope they find his birth parents.


  • Lke hd


  • good luck in your search


  • This is love. I found this story so touching and our youngest is around the same age as Bennett. Best of luck to the Sano family in your endeavours.


  • How sweet is Sano to do that for her son.I hope they find his birth parents


  • Do hope that everything works out for them all – it is a beautiful thing they are trying to do.


  • Hope they find his birth family besides him seeing them. It might give some closure for his birth family knowing he is safe in a loving family who have the knows for his health problems.


  • yes that is a really lovely thing that they are doing for him. hopefully he does get to meet them and make those memories.


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