And finally, thousands of Americans solving the puzzle of the long lost family photos. Reporter: We've all been to a thrift shop somewhere in America. Hidden treasures everywhere. Jeff Phillips, a... See More
And finally, thousands of Americans solving the puzzle of the long lost family photos. Reporter: We've all been to a thrift shop somewhere in America. Hidden treasures everywhere. Jeff Phillips, a photographer, was not expecting to find this. In St. Louis, an entire family's history. I found a large pile of code da chrome boxes. Reporter: The first image that struck him? A woman in a pink ball gown in front of a field of trees. Reporter: He would discover more than 1,000 slides, images of an American couple documenting what seemed to be a beautiful life together. Determined to find their family, he would turn to something modern, starting a Facebook page, calling it, is this your mother? Nearly 1,000 people responded. Nikki writing I would bet this was taken in the southeast or the eastern part of the country. Waa writing, looks. Lauderdale beach. He would finally learn their names, Carrie and education Na Grossmann. Tonight their niece telling us she's grateful. I really feel like the pictures have helped me to know harry and Edna as very adventuresome people. Reporter: They traveled to travel, to glaciers in Alaska. Edna was in a suit with pumps on and they were standing in a glacier. Reporter: She says her aunt and uncles took pictures of the whole family, images they all thought were long lost. That's the one thing above else that makes me so happy. Because harry and Edna in some respects are still traveling.
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