In this Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 photo, Philomena Lee, right, poses for a portrait with Steve Coogan, a cast member in the film "Philomena," at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lee was ... more 
In this Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 photo, Philomena Lee, right, poses for a portrait with Steve Coogan, a cast member in the film "Philomena," at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Lee was an unwed, pregnant teenager in 1952 when her Irish Catholic family sent her to a convent in shame. After three years, the boy was sold for adoption to the United States, and Lee spent the next five decades looking for him. Coogan optioned Sixsmith’s 2009 book, “The Lost Child of Philomena Lee,” without even reading it, determined to bring the story to the screen. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) less 
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