A Family Was Reunited With Their Missing Son After His Photo Improbably Appeared In USA Today

A total fluke ended up reuniting a New York family with their missing son.

1. This photo of a homeless man named Nicholas Simmons warming himself against a grate in Washington, D.C. ran in an issue of USA Today over the weekend.

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5. D.C. Police began working with police from Greece, New York, where Nicholas’ family lives, to help reunite him with his parents.

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6. The family is currently traveling down to Washington. After the photo was taken, Nicholas was taken to George Washington University Hospital as a precaution.

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

7. “GOD took that photo, GOD made us find him,” Nicholas’ mom wrote on Facebook. “My baby looks so lost and I will be spending the rest of my life making him well.”

AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin

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