Inat just years-old, Celestine ,ets Thompson left Mississippi to see the world. She eventually made her way to Buffalo, NY, where she lived for more than 30 years.
She survived a fire back in that left her in a coma for nearly two years. Since she woke up, she has been struggling to regain her memories.
When she tried to remember her family, one particular name popped into her head; her nephew Clarence Woolard. Once Woolard spread the word that Thompson was alive and well, the family couldn't wait to reunite with. You know, we were overwhelmed and overjoyed when we found out that we had gotten in contact with her," said Thompson's nephew, Gulfport Mississippi blonde lets reconnect Davis.
I've been thinking about her and wondering would I ever see her. Would I ever get in contact again, but I was overwhelmed when I heard reconnct her," said Thompson's niece Helen Woodward.
I was very joyful.
After nearly 50 years of separation, Thompson began to lose hope that she would bloonde see her family again, which is why she is so thankful for this day. I prayed for this day.
That the good Lord would let me live long enough for this day to come together to be with my family again," said Thompson. Thompson now lives in Greensboro, AL. Copyright WLOX.
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Since being reconnected with her family, she has learned that she has 23 nieces and nephews, 64 grand nieces and nephews, 66 great-grand nieces and nephews and 34 great-great-grand nieces and nephews.
It was an emotional reunion between Celestine Gandy Thompson and her family today in Gulfport.