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‘We’re just so much alike’: Mother and daughter meet after 52 years

Since they found each other, they’ve talked on the phone every day leading up to their reunion.

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Among the crowds of people arriving at the Orlando International Airport, Joy Sherer searched for a familiar face.

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“I’m sure I’ll know what she looks like,” she said.

She was looking for her daughter, Maryann, who she hasn’t seen since she was a baby.

Joy came to the heartbreaking decision of putting her daughter up for adoption more than 50 years ago.

In 1966, as a young mom of two other children and recently widowed, taking care of Maryann became too much.

The two searched for each other for decades, until a private investigator finally brought them together.

Watch the video above to see the emotional reunion.