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20-year-old homeless man found by parents miraculously

Bethel Community ChurchJan 6 2014, 6,585 views

Family reunited with missing New York man after spotting his photo in newspaper report on homeless in Washington D.C.

A missing New York man has been located in Washington, D.C. after his family spotted a photograph of him in a USA TODAY story about the freezing weather.

Nicholas A. Simmons, 20, was last seen leaving his home in Greece, on New Year's Day. 
After he didn't come back, his relatives launched a desperate search for him by contacting local media and making posts on Facebook.

However, his parents, Paul and Michelle Simmons, saw a homeless man who looked just like their son in a USA TODAY news report published by the Democrat and Chronicle and notified local police.

The picture showed the man, identified as 'Nick,' wrapped in a blanket just blocks from the U.S. Capitol. It was taken on by Jacquelyn Martin, a photographer with the Associated Press.

'Nick is alive but obviously not well,' his mother said in a Facebook post hours before her son was located....

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