A netizen’s successful search for her long-lost siblings on Twitter proves just how powerful the Internet can be
“I’m trying to find/locate my long-lost siblings in Pahang. The last time I met them was when I was 8 years old,” @fdzhx tweeted on 5 August.
“My oldest sister should be 24 years old, my second sister should be 23 years old,” Izah wrote.
The 22-year-old revealed that her impending nuptials in October motivated her to find her long-lost family.”I’m getting married soon and the only thing I want is them to be by my side,” she wrote.
The netizen explained that she had called JPN (National Registration Department) and looked for useful information from medical records, but that “nothing leads to them”.
Izah also included her siblings’ names – her sisters Ameera Najeeha and Nur Ellina, as well as her brother Muhd Izmi Haiza.
“I know it’s hard and impossible but please RT to make it happen. InsyaAllah!” she added.
Over 5,000 people hoping for an Internet miracle retweeted her post.
In just 11 hours, the netizen received the response she was praying for.”I’m shaking right now. Is it you?” a woman replied.
“I’m Ellina. Am I your sister?” @elynananana tweeted on, 6 August.
After a whirlwind day, the 22-year-old was ecstatic to announce that the family of four had been reunited
Not long after, her other long-lost sister @AmeraNajeha_ shared that Izah had been added into their sibling WhatsApp group.
Ameera explained that Izah was separated from them because of “family problems”. She also revealed that they attempted to find their long-lost sister on Instagram in the past, but had no luck.
Twitter users were thrilled to see that the family found each other in such a short amount of time, and all thanks to social media
Several netizens who felt particularly invested in the reunion were not shy to ask for more updates11 Hours, found, Long-Lost, siblings