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Making up for lost hugs
Lugoff man meets sister, 71, for first time in their lives
Carla and Bob Web
Bob Snell, 74, of Lugoff, hugs his sister, Carla Sauders, 71, of Port Orange, Fla., on a couch at his home on Wednesday. The siblings met for the first time ever on May 14 -- Carlas birthday -- after finding each other on March 31 thanks to DNA testing through Ancestry.com. Carla came up from Florida to meet Bob, his wife, Brenda, and their large family, including her and Bobs 91-year-old mother, who gave her up for adoption in 1947. - photo by Martin L. Cahn
March 31 and May 14 will be dates Bob Snell and Carla Sauders won’t soon forget. The former is the day Bob emailed Carla; the latter is the day Carla arrived at Bob’s house in Lugoff. It was also her birthday.

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