96-Year-Old Woman Weeps As She Reunites With Son After 40 Years, Video Sparks Emotions: "Can’t Hold My Tears"

96-Year-Old Woman Weeps As She Reunites With Son After 40 Years, Video Sparks Emotions: "Can’t Hold My Tears"

  • A 96-year-old woman identified only as Afia has allegedly reunited with her son after 40 years of being apart
  • Before she met her son, the elderly woman could be seen crying in the first scene of a video while sitting on a chair
  • Emotions were stirred by the footage of the nonagenarian weeping hysterically after seeing her son for the first time in four decades

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The moment a 96-year-old woman shed uncontrollable tears when she allegedly reunited with her son after 40 years of being apart was captured in a video.

The clip begins with the nonagenarian sitting in a chair and shedding tears before a woman loudly informs her that her son, Charles Nkansah, is in to meet her. She aged woman was later identified as Afia.

Afia and her son shake hands

Madam Afia and his son shook hands in the video, which YEN.com.gh discovered on the Oda Citizen Facebook page before he sat down next to her.

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Photos of Madam Afia and her son.
Woman weeps as she reunites with son after 40 years. Photo credit: Oda Citizen.
Source: Facebook

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When asked why she was crying, the elderly woman admitted she was ill. The condition of her son's knee, which restricts his mobility, was also revealed.

Emotions were stirred by the footage of Madam Afia sobbing hysterically after meeting her son for the first time in four decades.

Watch the video below:

Reactions to video of Afia and her son

Mercy Tiboah

Awww. Love this!

Barima Nana Arkoh Frempong posted:

Late Nana Nkansah Amanipong would be happy to see such unique togetherness today. May God bless you for bringing peace and unity to the family.

Kofi Nti Appiah commented:

Aoooo obaaatan, hmmm God bless our mums

Kwasi Sarforo said:

My grandmother.

Isaac Ofori said:

I can’t hold my tears

Obeng Benedicta reacted:

Tears of joy.

Oda Citizen posted:

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Mavis Okyere

Did I just weep?

Ernest Amoah commented:

Is not easy kraaaaaa oh!

Moyoo Mohammad

It's not easy. Akwantuo mu Ns3m.

Kind GH journalist reunites under 2-year-old baby with family

In another story, YEN.com.gh reported that award-winning Ghanaian journalist Regina Asamoah found a family for a young boy who went missing on September 14, 2022, when he was barely two years old.

The infant was willfully kidnapped from the trusting mother who sells bowls at Kasoa Old Market in Ghana, according to the 2019 GJA Best Female Journalist.

The boy was located and reunited with his family as a result of combined efforts by her team, The Missing Person Unit at the Ghana Police Service Headquarters, and the missing child's family.

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Nathaniel Crabbe (Human-Interest editor) Nathaniel Crabbe is a journalist and editor with a degree in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, where he graduated in 2015. He earned his master's from UPSA in December 2023. Before becoming an editor/writer of political/entertainment and human interest stories at Asaase Radio, Crabbe was a news reporter at TV3 Ghana. With experience spanning over ten years, he now works at YEN.com.gh as a human interest editor. You can reach him via nathaniel.crabbe@yen.com.gh.