An elderly woman attending her son’s wedding in China discovered the bride is the little girl she abandoned at a roadside over 20 years ago after recognising a distinctive feature
A woman attending a wedding in China on Wednesday identified the bride of her son as her long-lost daughter from the birthmark on her hand.
At a wedding in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province on March 31, the mother-in-law found noticed a birthmark on her new daughter-in-law’s hand, which similar to her lost daughter.
According to Chinese media reports, the woman approached the bride’s parents to ask if they adopted their daughter over 20 years ago.
The family were shocked by the question as it had been a secret for so many years but revealed they had found a baby girl by the roadside a long time ago and she had been with them ever since.
At hearing the news, the overwhelmed bride burst into tears.
She had been so desperate to know her biological family that she described the moment as being “happier than the wedding day itself”.
However, the story took another twist when it was revealed that there would be no objection to the marriage as the groom was also adopted.
According to Oriental Daily, the woman had adopted a boy after giving up hope on a search for her missing daughter.
She had searched for years to no avail.
Her daughter-in-law had been concerned about marrying her elder brother but her long-lost mum said she had no objections to the marriage as they aren’t biological siblings.
The bride was relieved and went through with the ceremony.
All of the guests who came to the wedding heard about the doubly joyous event and sent their best wishes to the couple and the mother and daughter.