How great when relatives and friends find each other.
For 60 years, lasted friendship Alan Robinson and Walter MacFarlane. Their first meeting took place in the 6th grade. The boys had different personalities, but immediately reached out to each other, informs Rus.Media.
“He was a partier, I never attended parties, prefer to stay at home”, – said MacFarlane.
They both loved to play krbec (сribbage) is a card game for 2 players popular in England and the United States.
Their friendship also binds certain communication – MacFarlane never knew his father, and Robinson was adopted.
“I had a younger brother who died at the age of 19. I thought that he would never know his mother, I will never have nieces or nephews”.
McFarlane for many years searched for answers via the Internet and social networks. Then he, along with his daughter Cindy took advantage of the service that maps the DNA of possible relatives. “We started to dig in all circumstances, coincidences, messages which we came.”
At the top of the list of coincidence fell the user Robi737. The results showed that MacFarlane and robi737 had a few matches in their DNA, including identical X chromosomes. It was Alan Robinson, who also searched for their loved ones through this website.
Alan and Walter phoned and found out that they had a common mother. The men became friends for 60 years, was brothers. This news led them into shock.
“It’s an unbelievable feeling, still can not move away from him. Don’t know how much time will it take to get used to,” admitted Walter.
“The best Christmas gift that you can imagine” – does not hide emotions Alan.
“A true Christmas miracle, and we are happy that we found each other,” added Cindy.
Now the brothers dream to travel together and enjoy a well earned retirement.
How great when relatives and friends find each other. Though so much time has passed.