Last Monday, La-Sonya Mitchell-Clark, 38, of Youngstown, Ohio, saw her birth records for the first time.
The Ohio Department of Health had just released birth records for those born between January 1, 1964 and September 18, 1996.
“I picked it up and seen [sic] the Department of Health from Columbus. So, I knew right then and there this was it,” Mitchell-Clark told ABC affiliate WYTV of receiving her records in the mail.
Mitchell-Clark’s records included a long awaited detail: the name of her biological mother.
She immediately looked up the name, Francine Simmons, on Facebook. Simmons' Facebook page stated that she worked at InfoCision in nearby Boardman, which just happens to be where Mitchell-Clark works herself.
“There’s a Francine that works at my job. She works in VR and she works at the front desk,” Mitchell-Clark said.
By the next day, the women were chatting on the phone, crying tears of joy together over the unexpected reunion.
“I’m still in shock. It’s amazing,” Simmons toldRead More »from Ohio woman finds birth mother where she least expected to: The office