Marie and Elizabeth say that growing up, they knew about their father, David’s, youngest daughter, Jenny, but because they claim David abandoned them when they were very young, they say they’ve never met her.

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Recently, Marie and Elizabeth say they learned that David also had an older daughter, Amanda, when Amanda found Elizabeth online after taking a home DNA test.

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David, who denies abandoning Marie and Elizabeth, claims that like them, until she contacted him, he also didn’t know that Amanda existed. He also says that he thinks about all four of his daughters every day, and wants to be in their lives but doesn’t currently have a relationship with any of them.

“To have a starting place is all I ask,” he says to the women in the video above.

What else does he say to the sisters about rebuilding a relationship with David, as well as building their relationships with each other?

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