An emotional Estela Barnes de Carlotto, founder of the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo Argentina’s leading human rights group announced Monday, that she had located the grandson taken from her daughter while a prisoner of the military dictatorship in the 1970s. 36-year-old , Ignacio Hurban, a pianist and composer @ a music school southwest of Buenos Aires, came forward on his own to have a DNA test taken because he had doubts about his own identity. The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo believe around 500 children were seized from people killed by the dictatorship and given to couples who supported the government. The group has so far helped to identify 114 of the illegally adopted children.
An Argentina Grandmother Finds Her Grandson
August 8, 2014 · 7:02 am