04/09/2009 13:42 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 10:12 BST

Parent-Child Reunions

The world has been following the story of Jaycee Dugard, who went missing for 18 years after being kidnapped at the age of 11. She has been reunited with her family – as were the other children in our gallery of heartwrenching stories below:

Amazing stories of families happily reunited after years of separation.