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Identical twins separated in South Korea reunited in U.S.

Photos from Molly Sinert & Emily Bushnert

An incredible story starts in South Korea and ends in Florida and Philadelphia.

As with many adoptees, Molly Sinert had an uncontrollable urge to learn more about her birth family, she told ABC News.

She took a DNA test and learned there had been a 49.96 percent match. The testing service told her it could be her daughter. Molly knew that couldn’t be true because she has never given birth.

Bushnell had given birth, and it was her 11-year-old daughter Isabel who insisted she herself get a DNA test along with her mother who was also adopted, the Daily Mail reported.

Turns out the match was between Isabel and Molly.

The sisters soon realized they were twins.

‘This is the happiest moment of my life,’ Bushnell said to ABC. ‘I can honestly say that. I was robbed of the last 36 years of a life that I could have had with my twin. But at the same time, I’m very grateful and excited for what lies ahead.’

There’s no word why the two were separated, but they hope to visit South Korea together.

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