80-Year-Old Men Believe They Were Switched at Birth, They Sue


This photo taken on August 4, 2010 shows

This photo taken on August 4, 2010 shows

Two men who believe they were switched at birth nearly 80 years ago are suing a Roman Catholic diocese in West Virginia, alleging negligence and breach of duty by the hospital where they were born. John William Carr III and Jackie Lee Spencer were born Aug. 29, 1942, at St. Joseph Hospital in Buckhannon, reports theAP. The lawsuit filed Friday in Monongalia County Circuit Court against the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston says staffers at the diocese-run hospital sent them home with the wrong families, theDominion Postreported. The switch was discovered last year when DNA tests showed Carr and Spencer had no genetic matches with the families that raised them but did match the other's family, the men say in their lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages. Read more here>>>https://www.newser.com/story/292030/men-believe-they-were-switched-at-birth-in-1942.html?utm_source=part&utm_medium=uol&utm_campaign=rss_top

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