LOST, THEN FOUND: Mom Reunited With Daughter 50 Years After Being Told She Died at Birth

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Unbelievable story. After this, it makes you want to second guess giving birth in a hospital.

OLIVETTE, MO – An Olivette family is the subject of a story full of joy and mystery.

Forty-nine years ago, a woman was told her daughter had died just after hours after being born. But on Thursday, the mother and daughter were reunited — and both very much alive.

Zella Jackson Price, 76, met her daughter, Melanie Diane Gilmore, in person for the first time at Price’s home in Olivette.

“There’s nothing greater. There’s nothing greater than this. Nothing,” Price said.

Melanie arrived with her own daughter and son at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport from Oregon. That’s also where Melanie met her brother, Harvey, for the first time.

Read more: fox2now.com

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