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98-year-old woman meets biological family 13 years after learning she was adopted

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Family members flew to Pennsylvania after learning about a 98-year-old relative they never knew they had. Family members flew to Pennsylvania after learning about a 98-year-old relative they never knew they had.
Ellen Law was 85 when she found out she was adopted, and 98 when she finally met her biological family. Ellen Law was 85 when she found out she was adopted, and 98 when she finally met her biological family.

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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