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NOV 06, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Facebook Reunites War-Torn Guatemala Family After Decades Apart

Guatemalan siblings who lost contact during the country's turbulent 1960-1996 civil strife have been reunited 31 years later, with some help from Facebook.Ofelia, Avilio and Elsira Funez Velasquez had their tearful reunion at the headquarters of the Mutual Support Group, an activist with the social group, Enrique Barrera, said.Sister and brother Ofelia and Avilio grew up in the family's home town of La Democracia, in Huehuetenango, orphaned when their parents were killed in the years of violence.Their sister Elsira, however, was adopted more than 20 years ago by a family in Honduras. In San ... Read More

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