It had been 24 years since this homeless man had seen his two daughters—but thanks to some compassionate police officers, he was finally reunited with his family last week.
61-year-old José Lopez lost contact with his family after he moved to Miami, Florida and suffered a series of strokes which left him homeless.
Earlier this month, he spent all of the money in his social security account so he could finally travel to New Jersey to try and find his family.
Upon arriving at Secaucus Junction, however, Lopez’s mental health issues left him unable to recall very much information about the whereabouts of his daughters; he only knew that their location involved Bradley Beach.
Thankfully, he was soon discovered by a crisis outreach staffer and brought to the NJ Transit Police Department for help.