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Website: www. Pamelaobr.com
Family is Pam Slaton's passion—whether it's her own or someone else's. By day, she's a wife and the mother of two teenage boys. By night, she's a genealogist who specializes in locating missing family, friends and loved ones. In 2006, she famously helped RunDMC's Darryl McDaniels find his birth mother. "It's extremely rewarding to be able to make a phone call and tell someone that their search is over".
2011 - Untitled Project on CBS; an original television series in development based on Pam Slaton’s life as a girl from Queens, NY whose passion is to reunite people. The story focuses on an Erin Brockovich-type woman from Queens who searches for her own identity while reuniting others.
2011 - Searching for ... on OWN; Starred in a ten episode documentary series that aired as part of the 2011 launch season. Searching for… follows the real-life work of Pam Slaton, an investigative genealogist, stay-at-home mom and real New Jersey housewife.
Fall 2011/Spring 2012 - Reunited by Pamela Slaton. Currently in production with St. Martin's Press. The book takes readers on a fantastic journey that recounts Pam's remarkable adoption search, the lessons she learned and some of her most intense stories of searching for the lost.
Writer and Featured Searcher
Where Did You Sleep Last Night? by bestselling author Danzy Senna. Farrar, Strausand Giroux, 2009.
Identical Strangers by Paula Bernstein and Elyse Schein, Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2007.
My Mothers, Myself by Colleen Van Tassel, 1998.
“In Adoptee’s Search for Roots, Loss and Gain Collide,” by Sarah Kershaw. New York Times, 2008.
"Mother and Father”: At 30, Carla Latty learned she was adopted. Now she's trying to unravel a bigger secret," by Irene Sege. Boston Globe, 2006
“Truth's Painful Possibilities,” by Ed Lowe, Newsday, 1999. Pam’s personal story of search and reunion.