Half-Sisters, 85 and 94, Meet for the First Time

Zelda Gates of Oklahoma and Reta Knight of Kansas share the same father.
1:21 | 05/28/14

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It was a meeting 85 years in the making. Me. Half sisters sharing the same dad saying -- for the first time. -- the gates is 85 she did know about her half sister until she read her father's will. Read -- night is 94. Her father left home shortly after she was born and she never heard from him again. I just wanted to -- -- likened. -- has standing never tried my mother mother in trying to find him I don't know what the connection was -- what happened to him. I've often wondered about having no matter again -- to talk about it. And I asked where she was your honor may soon so. I didn't push it. Younger members of their families started connecting the dots using old photos and online genealogy resources. Leading up to the Memorial Day meeting I think it's wonderful if we let them until -- It's unbelievable. Organization -- -- I -- -- -- good. The two sisters live about four hours away from each other but now that they've made it connection. They say they're planning on many more visits.

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