Sisters Reunite With Mother After About 40 Years, Thanks to Social Media

Sisters Starla Medlock and Jeannie Toomey embraced their mother for the first time in four decades at Kansas City International Airport in Missouri.
1:00 | 01/04/17

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A very special under long overdue family reunion is taking place over the next couple of days in the Kansas City area. Two sisters their names are star Allah and Jeannie have been waiting for this reunion for decades now. And the women were born in in Thailand and were separated from their mother. When they were two and three years old they were able to find their mom after posting a special picture of themselves online. He said it was the only thing she had a best girls and she carried it in her purse for the last forty some odd years. So all that waiting just came to an end at Kansas city's airport starlet and JD. Were finally reunited with her mother. Yeah and their mom lining now lives in Colorado for long separation from her daughter's happened because. But you divorce their dad if he won custody and moved the girls to the United States. The family reunited. That photo now blown up. Continues and even though. That he got 'cause he just so surprising that they went that long without seeing each other. What and left reunion.

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