Adopted man meets birth mother for first time

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - It's been 42 years since his birth mother gave him up for adoption.

Now, he's met her face to face.

Glen Denlinger and his wife were a bundle of nerves as they waited for his mother to deplane at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin airport.

They only had one day together before he was adopted.

"My heart is just so happy!" exclaims his birth mother, Barbara Osterman. "I've had some unhappiness in my life. And it's just opened it up and healed all wounds that I ever had."

Osterman, Glen, and his wife Kelly could barely hold back tears of joy. His first search for her, 15 years ago, was unsuccessful.



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