LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A 98-year-old woman is celebrating a special Christmas gift this year -- a whole new family.

At age 85 Ellen Law says she was shocked to learn she was adopted. After many failed search attempts, she finally got the help of a DNA genealogist and tracked down four biological nieces.

The women flew to California to meet their new aunt.

"Now that I found them I'm very thrilled about the whole thing," Law said. 

Connie Vielnetti says she could immediately see the family resemblance. 

"This is my mother's sister, and I saw the pictures and she looked so much like my mom who died in March, and I was just overjoyed that she found us," Vielnetti said. 

They're now planning a family reunion for June.

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