Mom Abandons 1-Year-Old In Empty House.10 Years Later Finds Out Truth About Baby Girl
Noelle Talmon 10/9/2017
More than a decade ago, a man in Yaroslavl, Russia, heard a baby crying in his neighbor's house. Babies can be fussy, so he didn't think much about it and brushed it off.
But the baby kept crying over the next several days. None of the neighbors saw anyone coming or going from the home, which was dark at night and never had any lights on. Concerned, the man decided to call the police.
When the police arrived, they were surprised by what they found. The house was cleaned out. All of the furniture and other items had been removed, and the previous occupants left it empty except for one thing -- a baby.
The girl was one-year-old and abandoned on the floor. It was obvious she had been alone for quite some time. Authorities eventually determined that her name was Liza Verbitskaya, but they were unable to locate her parents. Instead she was taken to a hospital to recover.
A woman named Inna Nika was at the hospital visiting her son, who was a patient there. When Inna heard Liza screaming from the room next door, she couldn't help herself and looked inside to determine the source of the commotion. When she laid her eyes on Liza, she was instantly smitten. Every day that she visited her son, she also brought the little girl gifts and clothing.
But then Inna had her heart broken. One day she went to see Liza, but she was missing. The medical staff told her that Lisa had been taken to an orphanage.
After reconnecting with her at the orphanage, Inna decided she wanted to adopt Liza. She filled out mounds of paperwork and went through all the right channels to welcome Liza into her family. She was nearly two-years-old.
It was a difficult adjustment. Liza had been exposed to trauma at such a young age and was scared of loud noises. She was also unable to chew her food properly and had problems walking. That didn't dissuade Inna from helping the toddler make a new life for herself.
When Liza was old enough, Inna paid for dance lessons to help her daughter learn how to express herself. Before long, all the love and support turned Liza into a happy young girl. However, she still had a hard time. She was bullied for her dark skin and had trouble fitting in.
Inna told Liza to ignore people's criticisms, and Liza's life turned around. She entered and won several beauty pageants and talent shows. She also landed a modeling job. Her story made headlines in Russia, and before long her biological mother reached out to her.
The teen's biological mother was not allowed to contact Liza. While Inna didn't give birth to Liza, she is her true mother. She was there during Liza's heartbreaking childhood and never gave up on the little girl who couldn't stop crying.