Giving William up for adoption was done for his safety. Imagine how that would be compromised if he was to suddenly appear on TV screens for everyone to see.

Your challenge is to write a fic with these given first lines:

Scully stared at the TV screen in horror. Although it had been months since the adoption, she'd recoginize her son anywhere.

Allowable alterations - you may write the fic in first person instead and replace the pronouns with "I" instead of Scully or "she"; you may specify how many months it's been since the adoption; the given lines do not literally have to be the first in your fic, but included somewhere in the beginning.

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