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Ray is found by brother she never knew existed

‘When I saw Jack, we just immediately gelled’


Dad Willie Stewart.

Through a remarkable piece of detective work, an Arran grandmother has been found by a brother she never knew she had.

And last week he and his family flew nearly 4,000 miles to meet Ray Galbraith for the first time in emotional encounter on the island.

Jack Jones, who is now 88, was conceived after a liaison between Ray’s father, Willie Stewart, and a maid visiting Arran with a family from Glasgow. The maid, Sadie Izzat, fled to Canada without telling anyone, even her closest family, that she was pregnant.

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