Two siblings met for the first time last weekend.
In 1981, Janet Barnicoat, then an infant, was abandoned in an alley in Lawndale, California.
Five years later, newborn Dean Hundorf was found abandoned on a porch in the Pacific Palisades.
No one knew they were siblings.
The infants were adopted into loving families. Barnicoat ended up living in Hesperia, California. Hundorf calls Minneapolis, Wisconsin, home.
“I was interested in my ethnic makeup,” Hundorf told CBS Los Angeles. “And this was something I never would have dreamed of.”
On Saturday night, the brother and sister met for the first time at Los Angeles International Airport.
“I’ve waited my whole life for this.” Barnicoat said of meeting her brother. “And I know he has too.”
“It’s still unreal to me,” Hundorf said at the tearful reunion. “I don’t knowRead More »from Siblings abandoned at birth are reunited through DNA