Two long-lost Georgia brothers found each other after they realized they were attending the same university.
Kieron Graham was always curious about his birth mother after finding out he was adopted at three months old. So his adoptive mother gave him a DNA test kit to register on Ancestry.com, and the results showed his best match was closer than he’d think.
“I realized my number one match was a guy name Vincent,” Graham told WXIA 11. “He ends up living 15 minutes away from me.”
An added bonus was that his brother, Vincent Ghant, was also a student at Kennesaw State University. It turns out they had even chosen the same major without realizing they were related.
“We didn’t even know what to say at first,” Kieron said. “He was just kind of like is this real? You’re my brother.”
Vincent remembers caring for his younger brother when he was a few months old, so he knew there was truth to the claim.
As for their mother, Shawn Ghant, she told told WXIA 11 that she had to give up Kieron because she couldn’t take care of him.
“At the time I felt like I could not give him what he needed,” she said, adding that “although it’s been 20 years, there’s not one day you don’t think about him.”
What a heartwarming story, and just in time for the holidays!
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