Highsmith’s family announced their reunion Sunday on a Facebook page created by them in 2018 to help renew interest in the case and find her.
. Melissa’s family never gave up hope of finding her and celebrated her birthday every year even though she was missing.
"God is an amazing God, and he can do anything.
Photo: Highsmith family. . 1 day ago · A Texas woman reunited with her family 51 years after she was kidnapped as a baby, and then raised by another family, legally restored her birth name in court last week.
RT @MissingKids: The entire NCMEC family was inspired when we received word that Melissa Highsmith, who was abducted as an infant in Fort Worth, Texas had been located after missing for 51 years.
Melissa’s family never gave up hope of finding her and celebrated her birthday every year even though she was missing.
. . “Shaking my head.
. . . A baby kidnapped from her biological parents in 1971 and raised by another family has legally changed her name back. .
We really believe it was —.
We really believe it was — we're people of faith, and we believe it was through prayer," Jeffrie, 72, told People.
At one point, she hints that her brother and sister-in-law were responsible for her and ex-husband Joe Giudice going to.
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