Gathering for their annual family reunion Sunday afternoon at Cascade Park, the Natale family welcomed a few new members into their circle. They included 68-year-old David Howard, a resident of Tuscaloosa, Ala., who met his New Castle relatives for the first time. Ľ New Castle News
I hadnít seen my dad for 44 years and I managed to get in touch with his daughters, my half-sisters via Facebook, they told me to write to him, so I did. | Mail Online
Don Lachappelle was born Jan. 20, 1959, at a hospital for unwed mothers in Windsor, Ontario. He had recently come across enough information to track down his birthmother. -By Denis Langlois, Sun Times, Owen Sound
If you want to find a long-lost sibling, sites like Adoption.com can help. While this site has tons of great resources for families trying to adopt or find parents for a child of their own, they also have a special section dedicated to search and reunion. -By Colette Bennett, HLN TV
Sisters Rebecca Rice and Sandra Estes were reunited after 60 years after Sandra, who was given up for adoption at birth, located her sister after joining Ancestry.com. -By Doug McMurdo|Miner Staff Reporter
Paul McQuilliam only got to meet his birth mother for the first time two years ago Ė when he was 63 and she 87. -By Abbie Wightwick, Wales On Sunday
They will meet for the first time in February, when Betush and her husband, Bob, plan to fly to Arizona for a two-week visit. -By Kaitlynn Riely, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A couple who gave their first child up for adoption almost three decades ago are dreaming of the perfect Christmas family reunion. -By Eoin English, Irish Examiner
The blood that binds families together can also haunt those separated at birth, said Dorothy Yturriaga, founder of Search Finders of California, a nonprofit that assists adoptees and birth parents looking to reconnect. -By John Boudreau, The Willits News
Ruth Jarmusz of Redlands has been reunited with her brother, Lance Baker of Mesa, Az., who was given up for adoption in 1964. -Ed Castro|Redlands Daily Facts
When Welsh teashop-owner Dawn Harkins, 61, learned that her long-lost son Glyn was living in Australia, she decided to go on Tarrant's ITV game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? to try and win enough to fund a trip. -Martha De Lacey/Daily Mail
Eight girls adopted as infants in 1999 gather in Asheville.
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