On Mother’s Day Sunday Night Matt Doran tracks the tale of Abigail Prangs who was abandoned as a baby in Zimbabwe before later growing up in Queensland.
Seven cameras follow her as she returns to Zimbabwe for the first time in 30 years.
The filming entailed the arrest of producer Stephen Rice and reporter Matt Doran by local authorities, before being released.
“A Daughter’s Journey”
It was the worst possible start in life. Abigail Prangs was just one day old when she was dumped and left to die on the outskirts of Zimbabwe.
That was back in 1983. Little Abigail was found in a gutter and later adopted, growing up as an Australian and enjoying an idyllic Queensland childhood.
But who left her on that lonely African backroad and why has remained a mystery for 36 years.
Now Abigail’s turned detective in her quest for the truth.
Her incredible journey will take her from the heights of joy to the depths of despair – and back again.
This Mother’s Day, in a Sunday Night exclusive, we join this remarkable mum as she returns to Zimbabwe for the first time in almost three decades.
Sunday Night senior correspondent Matt Doran was with Abigail as her story unfolded. Their search for answers revealed powerful enemies and led to a showdown with local police.
This is an epic tale of love, family, courage and corruption. And it has an ending no one could have predicted.
Sunday at 8.30pm on Seven.