A woman who gave her son up for adoption presented him with a box of Christmas ornaments she had been collecting since letting him go 44 years ago.You can also watch a video and see the beautiful tree at the link above.
Ann Padmos purchased a new ornament every year and hung it on a Christmas tree in honor of her son, Jeff Quibell of Blue Springs, Mo., who she gave up for adoption in 1958.
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When Quibell finally found Padmos, she presented her son with the box of 44 ornaments, each ornament representing a year they weren't together.
"I'm sitting here wanting to cry just thinking about it," Quibell said, "it was an evening of a lot of laughing and crying and hugging, oh wow, it was just amazing."
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
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