- Her adoptive mother was a housekeeper.
- Her adoptive mother treats her better than her biological mother.
- "Certainly, I might have lived happily amongst those good people, who adored me, but my perverse disposition prevailed over the virtues which my adopted mother endeavored to instil into my heart.
- When Bryan and his adoptive mother arrived the next day, we spent two hours sharing photos and stories and exchanging e-mail addresses.
- A wealthy bride-to-be is arrested and jailed for the murder of her adoptive mother shortly before her wedding.