LONG Lost Family viewers were left in tears at a heart-breaking story about two estranged brothers on the ITV show.
Tonight’s episode saw, Paul Connolly seek someone who shared his paternal DNA.
He was born in East London in 1962, the youngest child in a large Irish Catholic family, and said his mother tossed him out with the rubbish when he was two weeks old.
Paul spent his youth in care, with only infrequent contact with his family.
But it was later revealed he discovered that he had a brother.
Those watching at home were left “sobbing” after hearing the heartbreaking story of the estranged brothers.
Taking to Twitter, one wrote: “It’s funny, yet tragic, that these 2 lads were in the same school at the same time and never knew they were brothers. Wow. I hope they can make up for lost time.”
A second added: “Sobbing on a Monday night watching Long Lost Family.”
A third penned: “Don’t mind me just crying watching Long Lost Family.”
A fourth wrote: “I’m literally sobbing at this story.”
A fifth added: “Wow can’t believe they went to the same school and didn’t know they were brothers, I feel so emotional right now.”
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