Just in time for Mother’s Day, one mom just lately acquired the present of a lifetime after getting the prospect to satisfy her daughter for the primary time in over 50 years.
Donna Pavey by no means thought she would ever see her daughter Sharon Glidden once more, after giving her child up for adoption, KVUE stories. But now, 52 years later, Donna and Sharon lastly obtained the prospect to satisfy in Burnet, Texas, and their reunion could not be extra bittersweet, contemplating Sharon had simply discovered she was adopted a couple of days earlier than the reunion.
“I’m finally breathing a little,” the 70-year-old mom advised KUVE. “I knew I would see her in heaven, but I never dreamed this day would come.”
In 1965, Donna, 18 on the time, says her mother and father pressured her to provide Sharon up, believing she wasn’t able to be a mom, in response to ABC News. Donna went on to marry and have two extra daughters, who stood beside her when lastly met Sharon this yr.
“From the time I conceived her, I wanted her,” Donna advised ABC News. “I prayed and prayed and as soon as I saw [pictures of] the adopted mother I said, ‘Thank you, Lord, for taking care of my baby.'”
Sharon, then again, had no concept she was adopted till she lately began to analysis her household historical past (her adoptive mother and father handed away years in the past). It was a DNA check that pointed Sharon to Donna. “My eyes, my mouth,” Sharon says to her organic mom within the candy video above. “I never want to let her go.” She’s maintaining that promise with a plan to construct her mother a house in Oklahoma, the place Sharon presently lives together with her household.
Excuse us whereas we dry our eyes and give our mothers a name!
(h/t Good Morning America)
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