Washington D.C. - A few days ago, 25-year old Norwegian woman, Therese Ødegaard, announced she had found her Moroccan biological father through Facebook.Ødegaard was able to get in contact with her father by gathering information from Canadian charities, Safaa, and past coworkers of her father’s who provided her with information to help find him on Facebook.

Iliana Hagenah is a journalist and student at George Washington University majoring in International Affairs and Music.