5 Things to Know This Morning

5 Things to Know This Morning

— -- Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. After 61 Years, Elderly Man Finally Meets Son He Never Knew Existed

For all of his 61 years, Sam Childress never knew his father. But now, that's changed.

"Him and Sam looked at each other and gave each other a hug," Trapani's sister, Arlene Schulte, told ABC News. "It was kind of emotional."

Hundreds of people were left homeless after a massive fire tore through a luxury apartment complex in New Jersey Wednesday.

Flames engulfed The Avalon at Edgewater in the city of Edgewater, located along the Hudson River across from Manhattan. Plumes of thick, black smoke issued from the blaze, and New York emergency officials advised residents in Manhattan and the Bronx that they might see or smell smoke.

"I don't know what to expect. Now, I have nowhere to go. And I need a toothbrush," Sterling told the New York Daily News after finding a hotel room.

3. Surgeon Slain in Boston Shooting Survived by Pregnant Wife, 3 Kids

The doctor who died of his injuries after a lone gunman entered a Boston hospital and shot him Tuesday was expecting a baby with his wife, who is 7 months pregnant, the hospital said.

Cardiovascular surgeon Dr. Michael Davidson, 44, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, succumbed to his injuries late Tuesday, officials said.

Davidson has three children -- ages 9, 7 and 2 and a half years old -- and his wife is 7 months pregnant, Brigham and Women's Hospital said.

She declined to name others in her statement - but her lawyers noted in a cryptic footnote that, if she had, the names would “have created significantly more media attention than the names that she did include.”

5. Patriots Fans Counter 'Deflate-Gate' Controversy With #Inflatethis

Browner addressed the controversy in a Twitter post, using the hashtag #Inflatethis for added emphasis.

Patriots fans followed Browner’s lead, tagging posts with #Inflatethis to showcase their support of the team.