Moment Man Who Was Sold at Age 4 Reunites With His Family More Than 30 Years After, Emotional Video Goes Viral

Moment Man Who Was Sold at Age 4 Reunites With His Family More Than 30 Years After, Emotional Video Goes Viral

  • A young man, Li Jingwei, who was kidnapped and trafficked many years ago was finally reunited with his family
  • This was made possible because he preserved the landscape to his home by drawing its map every day between the ages of 5 and 13
  • A clip showing the moment he saw his mother again got many people emotional as the woman could not stop crying

A man, Li Jingwei, who was kidnappeed and sold when he was four years old in 1989 has seen his family again more than 30 years later.

Aljazeera revealed that the Chinese man was sold to a family in Henan province. While speaking with the media, Jingwei said he could not remember anything, including the names of his parents and where he came from.

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He drew a map from his memory for years.
The man said that he never remembered his parents' names. Photo source: @aljazeeraenglish
Source: Instagram

He drew in sand and notebooks

The man said that when he was abducted, he only remembered what his parents looked like and the landscape that leads to his home.

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So, every day, he drew a map that could take him back home. He did that daily until he was 13 years old so that he would not forget.

Between the age of five and 13, Jingwei drew the maps in the sand and notebooks so that his recalling ability can be sharp.

Many decades after, the young man posted the map on social media, telling everyone to help him locate his family.

How his family was found

The police swung into action with his DNA sample and villagers were able to identify a family based on his hand-drawn map.

On January 1, the young man reunited with his mother as tears could not stop flowing. This was the first time he would be seeing her since he was four years old. Jingwei said he feels at peace.

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Watch the video below: compiled some of the reactions below:

realsunilkaushal said:

"Wish someone can now make it into a movie."

natrah_noor said:

"What a great story and he was such a smart kid to think that far ahead at that age."

ghadeer.husseini said:

"Wonderful to see the wonderful reunion! The need for family Love & belonging is powerful!

_aimaq_abdul_21 said:

"May others like him also find their lost families."

Nigerian man reunites with mother in the UK

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian man shared an emotional video where he reunited with his UK-based mother after they had been apart for 13 years.

In a social media post reshared on Instagram, the son said that the meeting was really an emotional one for him.

As a way to say that he has finally succeeded at relocating to a better country, the young man added to the video description:

"Goodbye Nigeria. I'll not miss you."


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