Emma Rymes, 94, Is Reunited With Her Son After 67 Years

Thanks to a church leader and the power of the Internet, a 94-year-old woman has been reunited with her son after almost seven decades, NBC News reports.Emma Rymes last saw her son, Robert Fainelli, 67 years ago.She and her husband had gone through a bitter divorce and she had moved to California from Connecticut under the assumption that her 6-year-old son would soon be joining her on the West coast.

Instead, Rymes ex-husband took Fainelli and disappeared, the Victorville Daily Press reports.”You wouldn’t believe how many years I’ve thought of him and tried to find him but never did,” said Rymes.Decades went by but Rymes, who now lives in a senior living facility in Apple Valley, Calif., refused to give up hope.Last month, she told her sister-in-law, Mary Fantino, that she wanted to renew the search for her son.

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