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Friday, February 25, 2011

Homeless New York father finds daughter through Twitter

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(TOI)NEW YORK: A New York City homeless man has been reunited with his daughter after 11 years, thanks to Twitter.
Daniel Morales was given a prepaid cell phone to create a Twitter account as part of a project on homeless people called Underheard in New York. Three weeks into the project, the 58-year-old decided to use the social networking tool to find his 27-year-old daughter, Sarah Rivera. The New York Daily News said on Wednesday that he posted his cell phone number, her name and a photo of her at age 16. She called him the next day. Their reunion was yesterday recorded on WCBS-TV. Morales said he was overjoyed. Rivera said social networking was amazing. Morales lives at a homeless shelter. His daughter lives in Brooklyn.

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