Abandoned as an Infant, 21-Year-Old Meets Her Father and Forgives Him in Emotional Reunion

(Fox News) It was an emotional reunion 20 years in the making and a story “written by God.”

Ileana Quintanilla, 21, was abandoned as a baby and raised by her grandparents in Nicaragua. Her mother was pregnant with her at 16, but her grandparents raised her with love, despite having little means.

Ileana often asked who her father was and what he was like, but they avoided the topic. She learned that his name was “Ernesto” and that he lived in the community of La Tejana.

Because of her faith and upbringing, Ileana wanted to help other children in need, so she started volunteering with Food for the Hungry Nicaragua and quickly became a staff member, helping children and sharing Christian values.

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