When This Mother Saw Her New Baby’s Face, She Immediately Knew That He Wasn’t Hers

Image: Facebook/Bebe Cushworth Casanellas

When Richard Cushworth and Mercedes Casanellas welcomed their first child – a little boy – in May 2015, the couple were understandably over the moon. And after Casanellas had given birth in her home country of El Salvador, she returned to the United States with her baby in tow – ready for the start of a brand-new chapter in her life. But what should have been a happy period for the mom ultimately became a nightmare. As she watched her son grow, she became convinced that he wasn’t hers.