Video: I Lived on Parker Avenue

Adopted at birth and raised in Louisiana, David Scotton is on a journey to Indiana to meet the birth parents he’s never known. His tattooed birth mother, Melissa, and reserved birth father, Brian, anxiously wait for him, concerned David will reject them for decisions they made before he was born. I Lived on Parker Avenue is a short documentary about a mother’s agony in choosing what’s best, the joy of a couple starting a family, and young man’s search for where his life began. Visit for more info.

St. Ignatius Connection

Benjamin Clapper serves as the Executive Director of I Lived on Parker Avenue. Benjamin is the son of lifelong St. Ignatius parishioners Bob and Lynn Clapper and the grandson of Bradley Donaghey. He graduated from St. Ignatius School in 1999, and McGill-Toolen Catholic High School in 2003. He is currently the Executive Director of Louisiana Right to Life. He is is member of the Men of St. Joseph, in Covington, Louisiana.