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Twins Reunited After 78 Years

Ann Hunt and Elizabeth Hamel were separated as babies when Ann was given up for adoption and Elizabeth remained with her mother.

They were born in 1936 to an unmarried domestic live-in cook - Alice Lamb - in Aldershot in the UK.

Ann didn't know she had a sister until 2013 after her daughter Samantha looked into Ann's family history. It took them over a decade to trace Elizabeth, who lives in the US.

As soon as Elizabeth received a letter from Ann, she phoned her. Their meeting was arranged for 1 May, 2014 in Fullerton, near Los Angeles.

In this clip Ann and Elizabeth talk about finding each other and meeting for the first time.

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