‘Hi, Mom. I love you’: U.S. Man Kidnapped as Child in Pinochet’s Chile Reunited with Family

Ramon Antonio Vargas - The Guardian

Aman who was kidnapped as a newborn in Chile four decades ago and raised in the US by a family who had no idea says he is grappling with a range of emotions after getting to meet his biological mother for the first time.

“Nothing compares – it was a clash of feelings for me,” 42-year-old Jimmy Lippert Thyden told the Guardian after USA Today this week documented his emotional reunion with his birth mom, María Angélica González. “It was a clash of feelings for me – happiness over all of them, [but] I was hurt by the time lost.