Brothers Reunited After 80 Years

The following excerpt is from an article posted in the April 15, 2013 edition of
Long-lost brothers Fred, left, & Ron Boyes, right

Two long-lost brothers have been reunited for the first time in an incredible 80 years after they were fostered to different families as babies.

Ron Boyes, 83, was sent to Heage in Derbyshire when he was three, while his brother, Fred, 80, was taken in by a family in Banbury, Oxfordshire, when he was a baby.

But despite living 87 miles apart, they led remarkably similar lives.

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Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (, writes daily at, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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