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85 and 94-year-old half-sisters meet for the first time

These Half-Sisters Just Met For The First Time Ever

JENKS, Okla. (AP) -- A woman in her 80s met her 94-year-old half-sister over the Memorial Day weekend -- the first time the siblings had ever set eyes on each other.

KOTV reports ( http://bit.ly/1nuu2Ia ) that 85-year-old Zelda Gates didn't even know she had a half-sister until she read her father's will.

On Monday, Gates finally met Reta Knight, her older half-sister, in Jenks, about 12 miles south of Tulsa.

Knight says her father left her and her mother and she always wondered why. She says her mother was evasive when she asked, so she didn't push the subject.

Family members used old pictures and online genealogy resources to make sure of the connection.

Gates says meeting her sister for the first time was wonderful. She noted that the two look alike too.

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jlrss May 27 2014 at 7:25 PM

You idiots - they met at his Funeral. He was dead by the time they met. Read the damned article before you start spouting off

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Sunny May 27 2014 at 9:20 PM

Must have been a stand up guy for leaving his wife and daughter for someone else. Selfish as can be.

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hedgelaw May 27 2014 at 11:53 PM

How very sad and thoughtless of the father to have kept these siblings a secret from each other for so many years!!! It's a surprise that they lived long enough to find out about each other, even after the father died, but what a shame they were prevented from knowing each other all their lives!!

Shame on that selfish excuse of a father!

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nanjack2000 May 27 2014 at 5:43 PM

the father must be 125

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hey May 27 2014 at 6:44 PM

why was this kept a secret, was the old man such a coward that he did not wnt to be around when the sisters met, he was a low down coward

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jakki051 May 27 2014 at 11:10 PM

Her father was a sad ass.

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Joy May 27 2014 at 6:18 PM

Awww, sweet stories.

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Mike May 28 2014 at 8:01 AM

More strange family values brought to you by heterosexuals.

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Wayne Mike May 28 2014 at 9:44 AM

Sorry, Bud, If it wasn't for heterosexuals you wouldn't even exist.

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thomashollman19 Mike May 28 2014 at 9:51 AM

-----------DICKS ARE FOR CHICKS====================

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PERFORATOR May 27 2014 at 8:22 PM

I loved playing her video game!

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thomashollman19 May 28 2014 at 9:56 AM

AT LEAST THEY WON'T BE ABLE TO CALL HER A GRUDGE BABY============[GRUDGE BABY WOULD HAVE ACCURED IF SOMEBODY HAD IT IN FOR THE OLD MAN]

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