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Gone for a Decade, Until Her Mom Found Her in the Least Expected Place

Ten long and agonizing years after her five-year-old daughter Cinthya was taken from her, Kadisha Montanez received a message on Facebook. The message read: “It may be coincidence or the province of God… Tell me, could she be your daughter?” As you can imagine, Kadisha’s heart was in her throat, and her palms were sweaty as she looked at the photo she had received…


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The message didn’t come from an old friend, a family member, or even a local social worker. The message came from an orphanage in Nicaragua, of all places. And they were telling this Forsyth County woman that her long-lost daughter might have been located. Not only that; they told her that the abandoned girl had been in their care for over a year. This is the bittersweet story of one mother’s living nightmare and her heartwarming reunion with her daughter after a decade.