Michelle Riess

Michelle Riess is a 2017 late discovery adoptee. At age 40, she made her shocking adoption discovery after getting a DNA match on Ancestry.com to one of her three full biological sisters. Michelle is now happily reunited with her entire biological family and is working on her first book detailing her life-changing discovery and navigating her new reality. Michelle lives near Philadelphia and is the mother of three young children.

Michelle Riess was recently a guest on Extreme Genes with Scott Fisher. It’s a two-part interview, now available for free on the Extreme Genes website. There is also a bonus interview available only to Extreme Genes paid subscribers. Michelle’s portion of the episode begins around the 10:45 mark, then continuesContinue Reading

Original Publication: Courier-Post Original Publication Date: June 5, 1981 NOTE: Much of the information taken from Kent’s testimony completely contradicts Hollie’s experiences and even some of the details that were provided to Michelle by her adoptive father in 2017. We will be writing about these issues and inconsistencies at aContinue Reading

Original Publication: Courier-Post Original Publication Date: October 17, 1981 NOTE: Much of the information taken from Kent’s testimony completely contradicts Hollie’s experiences and even some of the details that were provided to Michelle by her adoptive father in 2017. We will be writing about these inconsistencies at a later date.Continue Reading

Original Publication: Courier-Post Original Publication Date: November 18, 1978 NOTE: Much of the information taken from Kent’s testimony completely contradicts Hollie’s experiences and even some of the details that were provided to Michelle by her adoptive father in 2017. We will be writing about these inconsistencies at a later date.Continue Reading

173 N.J. Super. 215 (1980) STATE OF NEW JERSEY, PLAINTIFF-APPELLANT, v. EDWARD KENT, DEFENDANT-RESPONDENT. Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. Argued March 10, 1980. Decided July 1, 1980. [1] *218 Before Judges SEIDMAN, MICHELS and DEVINE. William C. Levine, Assistant Prosecutor, argued the cause for appellant (John B. Mariano,Continue Reading

Original publication: Courier-Post Original publication date: January 22, 1963 “His conduct is dishonorable and brings the profession into disrepute.” -a New Jersey Supreme Court Justice referring to Edward Kent TRENTON (UPI) – The State Supreme Court Monday reprimanded lawyer Edward Kent of Levittown* for bypassing a Pennsylvania lawyer and dealingContinue Reading

Original Publication: Courier-Post Original Publication Date: June 25, 1981 NOTE: Much of the information taken from Kent’s testimony completely contradicts Hollie’s experiences and even some of the details that were provided to Michelle by her adoptive father in 2017. We will be writing about these inconsistencies at a later date.Continue Reading