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Reunited: Siblings finally meet mother after 60 years apart

Dave Inglis embracing his mother Margaret Shimkus after being apart for 60 years. Credit: ITV News Central

Five siblings from Lincolnshire who grew up believing their mother was dead have been reunited with her after nearly 60 years.

Their mother Margaret Shimkus, who is now 86, was forced to leave her children behind because of an abusive relationship.

They finally came face to face with their mother at the airport in Phoenix, Arizona, USA.

After an emotional embrace, the reunited family spent the rest of the day catching up, getting to know the relatives they didn't know they had and sharing a laugh or two.

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