9 episodes

Investigative reporter Matt Katz has been searching for his biological father since he was a little kid. But it wasn't until his 40s that he realized he was on the wrong journey altogether. The true story is wrapped in confusion and secrecy, and in the end it upended the truth about who he is – raising questions about identity, fatherhood, medical ethics and what family really means. But will finding answers make him whole, or just make things even more complicated?

Inconceivable Truth is an 8-episode series with new episodes publishing Thursday mornings.

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    • 4.8 • 1.2K Ratings

Investigative reporter Matt Katz has been searching for his biological father since he was a little kid. But it wasn't until his 40s that he realized he was on the wrong journey altogether. The true story is wrapped in confusion and secrecy, and in the end it upended the truth about who he is – raising questions about identity, fatherhood, medical ethics and what family really means. But will finding answers make him whole, or just make things even more complicated?

Inconceivable Truth is an 8-episode series with new episodes publishing Thursday mornings.

    Warren | Chapter 1

    Warren | Chapter 1

    As a kid, my biological father was in and out of my life. Then, he disappeared entirely. When I finally found him again, it left me with even more questions.

    • 45 min
    Sisters | Chapter 2

    Sisters | Chapter 2

    A DNA test turns up some shocking details about my identity. It means that everything I thought was true about my father could be wrong.

    • 38 min
    The Doctor | Chapter 3

    The Doctor | Chapter 3

    When I track down the doctor who treated my mother in the 1970s, I'm left with the uneasy sense that a minor medical procedure done four decades earlier has life-altering ramifications.

    • 48 min
    More of Us | Chapter 4

    More of Us | Chapter 4

    My search for my father takes me overseas. And I speak with someone grappling with their own emotional fallout around family revelations.

    • 47 min
    Ghost Father | Chapter 5

    Ghost Father | Chapter 5

    I uncover the scale of the lies and deceit that characterized infertility care for decades. Maybe I’ve been searching in the wrong place all along.

    • 47 min
    Vincent | Chapter 6

    Vincent | Chapter 6

    Even as I'm warned against digging up ghosts, I double down on my pursuit to uncover the identity of my real biological father by bringing in a professional.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.2K Ratings

1.2K Ratings

Gene'sWife ,

Wow…

Just… wow. What an incredible story and beautifully told.

Silverinseattle ,

Riveting

I rarely listen to long podcasts and even on short ones I find myself rewinding because I get distracted. Not inconceivable truths. Highly recommend! Matt - you are a fabulous storyteller. Thank you for sharing your story.

VRD71 ,

Truly enjoyed!

Bravo Matt! I truly enjoyed your story/journey. I never knew my father and know someday when I decide to publicize my DNA results I will discover numerous siblings and open the door to a new world. I’m not there yet, but found many parallels in your journey to discover your biological father while balancing the appreciation and love for your step father, mother, and others. Thank you for sharing your story.

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