Facebook Leads Woman to Birth Mom in 3 Days

Jenessa Simons' Facebook post went viral and led to an online reunion.
1:23 | 01/30/13

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Picture taken for one reason was seen by the right person. -- -- sign -- started searching for her birth parents three years ago but this photo changed everything in three days. I woke up last -- couldn't sleep and hundreds and hundreds before contacting I just I was amazed the FaceBook post -- -- will be shared thousands of times. A woman recognized the information and excitement in touch with her birth mother she -- sending a message on FaceBook and said you know I I think this is you I think I'm your -- -- I can't believe this I've waited all this time the 21 year old was conscious others were falsely claiming to be her parents she told me the alias -- -- and the fact that a C section. And that's not something that I told anybody. And then she sent me pictures -- mean as a baby that my mother had given her excitement is in shock but happy and excited. Like this can't serial cat no way what's happening it's -- someone else random chance. It was her I hope I'm the daughter that she pictured me has all these years she considers herself lucky knowing some people spend years trying to find -- relatives. She hopes they turned to the power of social media. All it shares just found one right person and I found her. I found my birth mother just because 70000 people shared the picture to -- 12 of their data share. And I found -- family.

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