David Correy, X Factor Finalist, Tracks Down Birth Mother

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David Correy has been named an X Factor finalist.

But that isn't the best news the aspiring singer received this week.

Sources confirm to TMZ that Correy, a 26-year old who told viewers on his opening episode that he was given up for adoption when he was a newborn in Brazil, has tracked down his birth mother!

Her name is Luciene Lima and she recognized the baby photos shown in Correy's segment after he was introduced on The X Factor a couple weeks ago.

Lima reportedly contacted local media in Brazil, which got the ball rollong (contacting Correy, matching up birth certificates and timelines) and so far - with DNA results not yet in - all signs point to a valid connection.

"David is so happy," a friend says. "He can't wait to meet her for the first time."

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what about the mother who raised him for 26 yers? I also understand his need to know where he comes from and the person who gave life to him. Hope this will be a happy ending that at the end he will have both mothers loving him.

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What about the mother who raised him for 26 years? That's the part of the story that bugs me. A lot of times, they forget who has been there for them through everything. The only thing a birth mom does For an adopted child is give them away. The "real" mom is the one who raise them.