Facebook photo helps reunite mom and son 15 years after he was kidnapped

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SOUTH BAY, Calif.– A mother and son have been reunited after not seeing each other for 15 years, and it was all thanks to a Facebook photo.

Hope Holland told NBC Bay Area TV that her son, Jonathan, was just three years old when he was kidnapped by his father and taken to Mexico.

Last year, Jonathan, now 18, posted a family photo as his profile picture on Facebook. He said he hoped his mother would see it and reach out.  Hope told NBC Bay Area that she worked with investigators for years to try and find her son and it was finally a Facebook search and that familiar picture that brought them back together.

See their reunion in the video above.