Tag: reconnect

New York Nurse Wanda Rodriguez Meets A New Patient: Her Long-Lost Father

As Assistant Head Nurse at Calvary Hospital in New York, Wanda Rodriguez meets thousands of people. One recent patient stands out above the rest. On August 25, 2010, Victor Peraza was admitted into Calvary. Victor is Wanda’s long-lost father. 41 years had passed since Wanda last saw her dad. She was only an infant at Read More…

Going Postal For Letters

When was the last time you received a letter in the mail? For millions of people, the answer could be never. In this modern age of email, texting and a bevy of other ways to contact people instantly, letter writing has fallen by the wayside. These days most communication is short, highly abbreviated and sent Read More…

A Reunion 32 Years In The Making

Michelle “B” hadn’t seen her father Michael in nearly 32 years, but she never stopped dreaming about a reunion. She kept searching for him even when things seemed hopeless. During the 1990s Michelle heard about a new online service called a people search. One website claimed to provide current contact information for most anyone in Read More…

Thank You For Reminding Us … Again

Everyone has a story. We love to hear from people who found and reunited with long-lost friends and family through our website, PeopleFinders.com. A few months back, we took a moment to thank some of these great people for sharing their stories with us. As it turns out, we have a lot to be thankful Read More…

Thank You For Reminding Us … Part 2

Jeri is a people finding sleuth who goes by the nickname “Sherlock”. She has utilized The PeopleFinders Network to find hundreds of people, and was kind enough to share a few of her success stories with us. One of our favorites is about a woman named Laurie… Laurie was separated from her mother as an Read More…

Thank You For Reminding Us … Part 1

Entrepreneurs start new businesses for a variety of reasons. Some people may feel that the only goal of any company is to make money, but while that is important (at least if you want to keep the business alive), it is not the only motive. Developing a business involves an incalculable amount of time, work Read More…

A Reunion For Old And New Friends

Their reunion was unlike any other. Graduates from the Macon, Georgia class of 1959 gathered together in 2009, even though many of them never had an opportunity to meet during their high school days. Schools in the 1950’s, like most other public locations, were segregated in Georgia. Kids were forced to attend different schools depending Read More…

A Lifetime Of Friendship

In movies and TV show, groups of people effortlessly maintain close friendships for decades. In real life, it’s not that easy. Friendship is simple, right? It seems like it should be one of the easiest things in life. The truth is we have to work hard to build and maintain friendships.

Breaking The Ice

Earlier this week we talked about how far people would go to reunite with someone they haven’t seen in years … but what happens when you finally meet again? It can be tough to break the ice with people we’ve been away from for so long. Finding people is easy these days. You can find Read More…

How Far Would You Go?

We watched recently as Stephen Colbert, host of the popular Comedy Central show The Colbert Report, went farther than most people could to make a connection with others. He traveled all the way to Iraq to entertain the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. For an entire week The Colbert Report was Read More…