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Missing Daughter Reunites With Family 24 Years Later In China

05 April 2018, 01:19 | Simon Arnold

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Shaking Six-Week-Old Son

In 2017, the family had a breakthrough in their search when a police sketch artist read about Wang and chose to produce an image of what Qifeng would look like now.

On one particularly busy day, Mr Wang ran out of change, and briefly went to a neighbouring stall to change money for a customer. They spent all day searching for Qifeng, but when they finally went home at 1 a.m., all they could do was weep. When he returned, his daughter was nowhere to be found, reported local news outlets.

The couple said they tried every means to find their daughter.

After years of searching went in vain, the pair had a second child, though they say they never stopped looking for Qifeng.

In 2015, when car-hailing services became popular in China, Wang Mingqing decided that becoming a taxi driver for Didi Chuxing, China's largest ride-sharing company, would allow him to interact with a lot of people and increase the chances of finding his daughter. He asked other passengers if they knew someone like his daughter. At their meeting for the first time in 24 years in Chengdu, Wang hugged his daughter and told her: "Daddy loves you". He put up a sign on his vehicle requesting people for information on his daughter. "One day, my daughter may just be the person sitting in my auto!" he was quoted as saying.


At the end of previous year, a police sketch artist in Shandong Province came across Wang's story and offered to draw two sketches of what Qifeng might look like as an adult, Chinese media reported.

Watch the videos below for the magical moment the family was reunited.

The picture, which was circulated online, caught the attention of a woman in Jilin - a province thousands of kilometres from Sichuan province.

Kang got in touch with Wang and after they got talking, she discovered she had some really unusual traits with his missing daughter.

But Wang Mingqing didn't get his hopes up too much.


Over the years Chinese police identified several women, but DNA tests showed they were not his daughter. She will be flying to Chengdu today, to be reunited with her real family.

"I can't tell you how much hope, disappointment and despair we have gone through these past 24 years".

"From now on, Dad is here - you don't need to worry about anything - Dad will help you", Wang said, the BBC reported.

Following a DNA test, it was confirmed that Kang Ying was Wang's missing daughter.

He also shared the news with his friends on social media, telling them: "My efforts of 24 years were not wasted!"


As for what happened on that fateful day, 24 years ago, for now, it remains a mystery. Kang Ying, now 27 years of age, lived just 20km away from Wang and his wife.



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