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Woman appeals to find mum

A woman abandoned as a baby on the steps of Chesterfield Coop launches a hunt for her birth mum.

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Woman seeks answers to her past

Twenty-five years after being abandoned as a baby on the stairs of a Co-op store, a woman has launched a campaign to find her birth mum. Newborn Victoria Vardy made front page news in 1987 when she was found zipped up in a canvas bag at the store in Chesterfield.

More than two decades later, the case of the abandoned baby remains a mystery. Victoria, who was raised by adoptive parents in Chesterfield and studied journalism at Huddersfield University, says she's got to the age where she wants to "get rid of some question marks hanging over my head".

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