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A CHILD'S sense of identity is determined by the kind of relationship it has with its parents.
Finding out that they were not raised by their biological parents could negatively affect children's development, says Families South Africa (Famsa) Johannesburg director Liz Dooley.
"A child who finds out that the person they believe was their parent is not, might feel sad, confused and angry," said Dooley, referring to a Sowetan report in which a man raised a daughter, but later found out she was not his biological child.
The discovery was likely to be traumatic for the child who might lose trust in her parents and decide not to marry and have children herself, she said.