“We just want to give hope to adoptees,” stated two recently reunited sisters. Karen Cometa Zempel taught thousands of students at Bryant & Stratton College in New York for 36 years. One of those students was Diane DiProspero-Cook. Thirty years after meeting in the classroom, the two discovered that they are biological sisters! In a letter from the Department of Health Adoption Information, Diane was informed that she has a sibling. “I was shaking. You know that they are out there, somewhere, but they’re just intangible. I get this letter and it’s going to tell me about two people that are very real,” said Diane.

Now, excited to make memories together, the former teacher and student  as reunited sisters want to share their joy and let the adoption world know that dreams do come true!

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