Suzanne Berghaus (center) saw her birth parents, Valentín Argueta and María Venancia Sáenz, Tuesday in Cacaopera, El Salvador, for the first time since being kidnapped 24 years ago.

War child who 'disappeared' finds her way back

Mass. woman sees El Salvador family

By Joseph P. Kahn
Globe Staff / April 5, 2007

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CACAOPERA, El Salvador -- The house was decorated with ribbons and balloons as Suzanne Berghaus walked toward it. The 26-year-old social worker from Wilmington, Mass., would later recall how beautiful the place looked with its colorful bunting and hand-lettered sign welcoming her home. "Te Queremos Mucho," the sign read. We love you very much. (Full article: 1579 words)

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