A police officer assisted a man in helping him find his family after 24 years

Officer Sean Pfiefer made dozens of phone calls to help Jose Lopez find his family after not seeing them for 24 years.
1:58 | 08/24/19

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Finally tonight, a man who had lost touch with his family on a mission to find them but losing his way. That is until a police officer heard his story and decided to help. It's America strong. Reporter: When police ran into Jose Lopez, he had been wandering the streets for nearly two weeks, but it had been a lifetime since he saw his daughters. Offerer SHAWN Pfeiffer an out reach specialist went to work making dozens of phone calls able to track down one of Jose's daughters. We got a really weird voice mail about someone looking for us for dad. I was shaken. I didn't know what to think. Reporter: That wasn't the end for officer Pfeiffer. He wanted to give this family a reunion. With the help of out reach organizations he gave Jose a new hair cut, a shave, a new set of clothes. This is the moment father and daughters reunited after 25 years. My babies! Reporter: The 61-year-old father divorced from their mother when they were younger. He travelled to Florida for work and unknown to his daughters suffered a series of strokes losing contact with his family completely. Earlier this month with an old address he made the 1,000-mile journey from Florida to find his daughters eventually landing at a New Jersey train station. He landed on the streets of Newark not knowing what to do. Reporter: For Angela the emotion was too much. I was that little girl. As soon as I saw him, seeing the condition he was in broke my heart. Everything just melted away. It was like there's my dad. Reporter: The family back there's a lot of catching up. Jose now has 14 grandchildren and tonight he told us life couldn't be more perfect. Best feeling in the world. A big thanks to the Lopez You might take something for your heart...

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