#25 John Vanek: Finding My Biological Father
What if you spent the first three decades of your life building a relationship with your father, and then one day, you found out he wasn’t the only father you had?
There are two guests on this episode of Paternal - one is 33-year-old John Vanek, a husband and father of two young girls living in the suburbs of Minneapolis. And the other is his biological father, Dr. Bruce A. Olmscheid, a physician who lives nearly 2,000 miles away in Southern California. Neither man knew the other one existed for almost 30 years.
But a shocking reveal from his parents and a persistent interest in science, history and genealogy led John down a path that led him to the truth about his family, his own origin story, and the man who is his father.
Well, he’s still working on that last part.
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