FONTANA (CBSLA) – A woman that was abandoned as an infant met her biological siblings for the first time Sunday after searching for them for decades.
In 1990, Jessica Hicks was left in a business park in Irwindale and saved by a good Samaritan who found her and got her to a hospital.READ MORE: LA Begins Process To Make Al Fresco Outdoor Dining Program Permanent
After years of wondering what happened and who her family is, she was finally able to track down two of her siblings: her half brother, David, and half-sister, Nicole, on her father’s side.
The three met in Fontana Sunday. It was a reunion three decades in the making.READ MORE: Pedestrian Killed After Being Struck By Subway Train In Westlake District
“I feel so grateful,” Hicks said through tears during the reunion.
Hicks, 30, found out she was adopted when she was 18-years-old. She did not know why until she read a newspaper article about the incident.
The article from May 7, 1990, said a ‘sunburned infant was found wrapped in a blue blanket in bushes near a business complex.’MORE NEWS: CDC Advisory Committee Recommends Pfizer's COVID Vaccine For Kids As Young As 12
Hicks has reached out to her biological mother through multiple messages but has not heard back. Her biological father is deceased.