Adopted Chinese Sisters Reunited in U.S.

Two U.S. families — one in Chicago, one in Miami — adopted Chinese girls and called them both Mia. The mothers ended up chatting online, at a Web site devoted to international adoptions. They discovered both girls were born at the same time and abandoned on the same spot near a textile factory. That coincidence led to DNA testing and the discovery that the girls had the same parent. Last week in Chicago there was a reunion of the probable twin sisters.

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Two U.S. families in Chicago and in Miami adopted Chinese babies and called them both Mia. The mothers ended up chatting online at a Web site devoted to international adoptions and discovered both girls were born at the same time and abandoned on the same spot near a textile factory. That coincidence led to DNA testing, the discovery that the girls had the same parent, and, last week in Chicago, a reunion of the probable twin sisters. It's MORNING EDITION.

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