As you have read, Marie Flirt had contacted me after reading my blog posts about my search. Marie saw the evidence I had collected and agreed that she had a half sister. Maria thought that since my mother had done a DNA test, she would also do a test to have the scientific proof to go along with the documented evidence that was collected. Maria requested that I postpone any announcement of contact with my mother's new family, until she got back the DNA test results and would have the final piece of evidence prior to informing her siblings that they all had another sister. Maria's DNA results came back and they confirmed that she and my mother were in fact half-sisters! Now it was time to tell her siblings (my aunts and uncles) that they had a half sister.