Transcript for Switched at Birth: Two Families Meet
And finally tonight two families faced with an agonizing dilemma after discovering that their twelve year old daughters have been switched at birth. So what does the Brothers who raise them decide. A lesson in family now from ABC's Andrea canning. For twelve years this was the only mother -- -- -- feline -- had known. Just a few miles down the road this was the only family on yet is can -- had known. But then -- secret was revealed it turns out I'm -- and Tonya were accidentally switched at birth. The astonishing discovery was made after a judge ordered paternity test because I read his father suspected she was not his child. He insisted she looked nothing like him DNA tests proved He was right. Looking back I read his mother remembered in the hospital there was another woman in labor at the same time as -- It turns out the babies were given the wrong name tags and sent home with the wrong parents it's a story echoed a world away by the families of two babies from -- -- and who were switched at birth 58 years ago. -- an angle and K read. I was born may third 1953. I was born on May third 1953. Growing up each girl looked nothing like the rest of their family DN was the long blonde in a family of dark hair and brown eyes. Now take a look at that -- photo if -- plays -- a Brunette in the picture. Over the years there was second guessing they reflected with Diane on Good Morning America. You grew up cracking your gum in a weird wish Hillary out nobody but does not hurt and -- did your family did now they -- -- quiet but suddenly comedian's family and -- Gum crackers the F. One of Kay's friends noticed at a gathering that -- was the spitting image of the siblings in the angle family tests weren't even necessary instead the women had no doubt. And the families embraced one another. It is the same story for -- Reno and -- they are now best friends. Both girls want to stay with the families that raise them a powerful bond that will not break because of the mistake made twelve years ago. Injury -- ABC news New York.
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