Widow finds new hope with Sudanese refugee

Eppi, at left, and Yvonne

Yvonne Josephson, a nurse at High Point Regional Hospital, lost her husband unexpectedly. Because of his chronic illness, they decided not to have children. But then Yvonne was introduced to Eppi and the beginning of a sweet and tender relationship began.

Wednesday, July 8, 2014

Eppi, a refugee from Sudan, is separated from her birth mother who still lives in Africa. Through Yvonne's relationship as Eppi’s "American Mom," she and her mother have started talking via Skype.  
Yet when you see Yvonne and Eppi together you can tell it was a perfect fit for both of them - Yvonne longing for a daughter and Eppi longing for a mother here in the U.S.
Watch the episode to see the connection!

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