On February 6, 1991, Jennifer Moorhead made the difficult decision to give her newborn daughter up for adoption. Moorhead was already a single mom and knew she would not be able to afford to properly support another child.
Now, 22 years later, Moorhead has been reunited with the daughter she hasn't seen since she was a baby, according to NBC 3 in Kansas.
It all started when Moorhead's biological daughter, Whitney Brock, decided to seek out her birth mother. Brock posted a photo of herself on Facebook holding a sign with the details of her birth and her biological mom's name and asked people to share it in the hopes of finding information about her mom.
Just twelve hours after posting the photo, Brock received a list of phone numbers that could potentially be her mother's.
“I called the very first number that was on there,” Brock said. "I said 'I know this sounds crazy, but is there any way you put a baby up for adoption in 1991?' And she said, 'on February 6th?' I said 'yes,' and she said 'is this Whitney Brock?' I said 'yes.' She said 'Hi Whitney. I’m your mother.'”
Moorhead and Brock were able to meet a week later. Brock, now a mother herself, was accompanied by her 3-year-old daughter and her adoptive parents. And the experience was a positive one, Moorhead said.
“It’s like winning the lottery. Better than winning the lottery,” Moorhead said.
Check out the video above to see more of Moorhead and Brock's reunion.
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