Mia Farrow is an American actress. She had 14 children, from which 2 died before. And recently, Thaddeus Farrow too passed away. She adopted Thaddeus Farrow from an Indian orphanage in 1994.
Thaddeus was one of the 10 children who were adopted by Mia Farrow. He was born in 1988. Mia adopted him from an orphanage in Calcutta, India in 1994. At the time of his adoption, he was 6 years old.
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It is believed that Thaddeus had polio since birth. He was paralyzed from lower body. He always used wheel chair to move from one place to another. He had been abandoned by his parents and left in an orphanage. In orphanage, other children used to taunt him and make fun of him for not being able to walk.
Mia met Thaddeus
It was 1994, Mia Farrow visited an orphanage, in Calcutta, India, where he was being scolded by other children. She saw him and instantly told the members of orphanage that he’s going to be her son. She immediately make up her mind for adopting him.
Thaddeus’ Reaction About His Adoption
Thaddeus became brutal and aggressive due to his past experiences where he had to face abundance and taunts at very young age. Mia Farrow said that Thaddeus sometimes approach her to bite her and pull her hair. But Mia never think about abandoning him. She accepted him the way he is. And taught him how to love by her motherly love and affection towards him. She taught him that what had happened in the past can’t be changed, but it’s his call to choose a good behaviour for his better future.
Thaddeus Farrow along with his mother, Mia Farrow, interviewed in 2013. He stated that it was really hard for him to fit in an environment where he was adopted by a Hollywood actress. He said, “It was scary to be brought to a world of people whose language I did not understand, with different skin colors. The fact that everyone loved me was a new experience, overwhelming at first.”
Thaddeus Farrow died in 2016, at the age of 27 years. He shot himself in the head. He was found dead by state police in his vehicle in Roxbury, on 21 September 2016. He was the 3rd child of Farrow to die. His two siblings, Tam and Lark, died already in 2000 and 2008 respectively.
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