Last Thursday, in Olivette, a suburb of St. Louis, Mo., a 76-year-old woman met her daughter for the first time.
Their reunion was a bittersweet one, filled with unanswered questions.
Just hours after Jackson-Price gave birth to a premature Gilmore on November 25, 1965, the new mom was told her baby girl had died.
But she hadn’t.
Gilmore was very much alive — and was adopted by another family.
Years passed. And while Jackson-Price believed that her daughter was dead, Gilmore longed to meet her biological mother.
Gilmore, who lost her hearing in childhood due to an illness, eventually told her children that she wanted to meet herRead More »from Mother meets daughter for first time, 50 years after hospital staff said her baby had died