Woman reunited with mother, 88, after using DNA kit

Genevieve Purinton, who was 18 and unwed when she gave birth, said the doctor had told her the baby did not survive.
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Transcript for Woman reunited with mother, 88, after using DNA kit
Funny tonight here the daughter who was adopted decades ago but who always wondered. If she would meet her biological mother. Take a look at this photo of baby girl named Connie born in Indiana may twelfth 1949. She was adopted by family in Southern California here in the arms of her new father. Right in front of pot here and through the years she would wonder about for biological mother. This is Connie now on the right for daughter with her arm around her her daughter find her ancestry DNA can. It revealed a cousin. And it also revealed her mother's name. He said well here's my mother's given name. And she set up a bit of my. Oh by the way she's still alive. Like only. It just days ago waiting for her in a Tampa nursing home. Con he's biological mother Genevieve puritan. Now 88. They called. There were tears and Genevieve revealing she was eighteen. I wasn't married when she gave birth. And she says the hospital told her her baby had died. For daughter Connie telling us that hospital is now gone and the doctor is no longer living. But they may never have the mystery solved what they do know is that there was a time when there was a lot of secrecy around adoptions and young women who work Mary. Tonight but daughter wiping away her mother's tears. And net mother Genevieve learning she is grandchildren and two great grandchildren in college rose on the left Fletcher on the right. Family reunion with them all exports. Holidays will be for that happily I'm David Muir I have seen quite accurate law could.

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