In 1970 she wrote "they paved paradise and put up a parking lot," but singer-songwriter
Joni Mitchell may be less cynical these days. As an unmarried Canadian art student in 1965,
the woman who would go on to compose such quintessential '60s and '70s hits as Both Sides
Now, Woodstock and Big Yellow Taxi gave birth to a baby girl. After much agonizing, she gave up the child for adoption. Last year Mitchell, now 53, hired investigators to search for her daughter. As it happens, Kilauren Gibb, 32, had also been looking for her birthmother for five years.
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