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Dad Who Became Taxi Driver to Find Missing Girl Finds Her

Dad Who Became Taxi Driver to Find Missing Girl Finds Her

After decades of tireless searching, the nearly-impossible happened - Wang received confirmation that his daughter had been found thousands of miles away, on the other side of the country.

The incredible story has swept China, where many are celebrating the reunion. When the couple ran out of change, Wang went to a neighboring stall to make change for the customer.

Hundreds of people involved in the couple's 24-year search for their daughter, including local residents, reporters, volunteers and police, turned up to mark the reunion in the Shiling suburb of Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province. The couple also took out advertisements in newspapers and online. The couple, who have another daughter and a son, never left Chengdu, in the hope that Qifeng would find her way back to them.

In 2015, Mr Wang signed up as a driver with China's major ride-sharing company Didi Chuxing and put up signs for information about his daughter in his vehicle and gave out leaflets to all his passengers. He would ask each of his passengers any potential information that could lead to the location of his lost daughter, giving them a card with information about his daughter and telling them to share it on WeChat. Not having a likeness of how she looked later in life, he included a photo of another daughter who looked similar.

His unique method gained attention from the Chinese media.

"In the past two years, I've been waiting for just one passenger-my missing daughter".

On Sunday, the DNA test results confirmed that Kang was in fact Wang Qifeng, the daughter who went missing 24 years ago. After seeing his story, a police sketch artist made a decision to help out by creating a detailed drawing of what Qifeng might look like as an adult. The picture was circulated online.

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Kang contacted Wang and the pair realised that she shared some particular features including a small scar on her forehead. After reaching out to Mingqing, they immediately underwent a DNA test with the help of police. These are traits that a woman named Kang Ying and a child named Qifeng shared-helping to prove the two are one and the same.

"From now on, Dad is here - you don't need to worry about anything - Dad will help you", he told his daughter.

The following day, they were reunited after 24 years. "My daughter has been found - thank you everyone".

This past Tuesday, Kang Ying and her family flew from Jilin province to Chengdu to reunite with her biological parents.

Asked what he would say to his daughter, should he ever see her again, a teary-eyed Wang said: "I'm sorry, Dad didn't live up to his responsibilities as a father".

"I can't tell you how much hope, disappointment and despair we have gone through these past 24 years".

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