Adopted girl reunites with family after over 20 years

A woman, who was adopted by an American family, finally reunited with her birth parents after more than 20 years.
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Lanlan hugs her birth mother during their meeting at a hotel in Hangzhou on July 15.

A woman, who was adopted by an American family, finally reunited with her birth parents on July 15 after more than 20 years, thepaper.cn reported.

The woman, known as Lanlan, was sent to a welfare home on December 10, 1995, after she was found at Mada Town in Lanxi, Zhejiang Province, shortly after her birth. 

The next year, she was adopted by an American couple who began to help her search for her birth parents in 2016.

Through a DNA gene bank, Lanlan became acquainted with a girl from Hangzhou, surnamed Zheng, who was studying abroad and shares a distant relative with her.

With the help of Zheng's family and other warmhearted people, Lanlan finally found her birth parents recently.

Lanlan and her adoptive mother in a video chat with her adoptive father, who missed the meeting in Hangzhou due to illness.

She met with them in Hangzhou on July 15, accompanied by her adoptive mother.

Lanlan, who's now studying toward her doctorate at a medical school in California, said she wants to work in China after graduation.

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