Brother, Sister Reunited After 65 Years Apart

Tanya Rivero has the inspiring story of two siblings who found each other over the internet.
2:54 | 01/13/13

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:



Skip to this video now

Now Playing:


Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Brother, Sister Reunited After 65 Years Apart
Test Text1 under ♪ Let's shine the sun -- the brother and sister reunion 65 years in the making separated as little kids and yesterday they saw each other for the first time. Seen those black and white photos and have a 7-year-old neighbor with impressive internet skis to thank for their reunion and tanya rivero is here with that. It took a child to bring together two people separated as children and this story of int intergenerational friendship and lasting family ties that will tug at your heart strings and make you believe in the power of social media. Real anxious. Reporter: Clutching roses meant for a sister not seen in 65 years. Clifford boasson nearly collapses. Oh, my god. Reporter: When he finally lays eyes on betty biladou. The brother and sister separated as children. You're about the same height as mine was. Reporter: They and their three siblings scattered among foster homes. I was 5 years old, so I don't think I knew how to count at that time so I don't know how old he was, like 3 years old. Reporter: Betty and clifford spend decades trying to track each other down but it took this 7-year-old boy to finally bring them together. Nobody would help meme until I came and met eddie. He is the son of clifford's landlord and said he just wanted to help his lonely neighbor. Families are important. Reporter: So he put his online sleuthing skills to work. I went on facebook and i typed in this and there were a whole bunch of pictures that showed up and one of them kind of looked like her and I zoomed in on it and started there and showed it to my mom and dad. Reporter: Found on facebook live flag missouri. One thing led to another, culminating in the tearful reunion in iowa on saturday. One thing he said, he has someone now to send a christmas card to. Reporter: Now eddie has one final hope for his good friend clifford. He's never been on vacation and I want them to go on vacation to disney world with me. Reporter: Clifford's next stop is a visit to betty's family in st. Louis to make up for all those missing year. That's just half of them. After all those years on his own he is thrilled to learn he has a rather large family. His sister, her husband, several nieces with kids. He can't wait to get to know and as for little eddie dan and bianna he could have a huge future as a private eye but says he'd rather be a veterinarian. He is so cute. Isn't he? What a great story. 7 years old. I sense a hollywood movie coming out. Tanya, thank you. You made our morning.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"duration":"2:54","description":"Tanya Rivero has the inspiring story of two siblings who found each other over the internet.","mediaType":"default","section":"ABCNews/GMA","id":"18201909","title":"Brother, Sister Reunited After 65 Years Apart","url":"/GMA/video/brother-sister-reunited-65-years-18201909"}