sixer Mom Finds Daughter, Long-Feared Dead, Via Facebook Search | Roland Martin Reports

Mom Finds Daughter, Long-Feared Dead, Via Facebook Search

Source: Mike Mosher / NBC News / theGrio

 Amira Ali stood nervously in the Denver International Airport, waiting to meet the daughter she hadn’t seen in 24 years.

“America saved my life,” said Ali, who arrived in the U.S. decades ago after fleeing Sudan. “I’m very happy. It’s good day for me.”

“God bless America, and God bless my kids,” Ali said, overjoyed.

Until recently, Ali thought her daughter Tina, her sister and her mother had all died in Sudan’s civil war. But when they discovered each other on Facebook, everything changed. After living separate lives for so many years, they finally reunited this week in Colorado.

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