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Ohio Man, Washington Sister Reunited By Facebook

CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) - Susan Davis of Sequim, Wash., typed her long-lost brother's name into Facebook. When a photo of Rodger Barto of Carrollton, Ohio, appeared, she was certain she'd found
him.

Davis and Barto have searched for each other for 47 years. Finally, through the Internet, they were able to reconnect.

Barto said he was only 13 when his 18-year-old sister joined the Air Force and left their grandmother's home near Morgantown, W.Va. Davis served her country and married an Army man. She has lived all over the world.

Like his sister, Barto joined the Air Force after high school. After his discharge, he and his wife returned to Carrollton.

Barto had tried to find his sister, but he didn't know her last name, and the grandmother who raised them was gone. Davis didn't know where to begin to look for him, either.
      
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