Man reunited with woman he found as abandoned baby

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BRIDGEPORT -

A man was reunited Wednesday with the woman he found abandoned as a baby 49 years ago on a road in Bridgeport.

Bob Halstead was a teenager when he found Susan Mote along Old Town Road in 1968.

A newspaper article notes how the then-16-year-old Halstead found the baby in a box on a cold October morning on his way to school.

When Mote was found, doctors at St. Vincent's Medical Center say she was less than 24 hours old.

Mote says she would like to be reunited with her mother and has no animosity toward her for the decision she made 49 years ago.

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