Regrettably, the pictures lacked any accompanying captions identifying the nurse, leaving Amanda to ponder the nurse’s identity. Despite seeking assistance from local authorities in Albany, their efforts proved fruitless as records had become lost or destroyed over the decades. Nonetheless, Amanda clung to the hope of one day reuniting with the compassionate nurse who had tended to her.
Fortunately, in the era of social media, Amanda took to Facebook, sharing the black and white images in a bid to uncover the nurse’s identity. To her astonishment, a response identifying the nurse as Susan Berger, then 21 years old, soon emerged.
After an enduring wait of 38 years, Amanda finally discovered the identity of the nurturing figure who had aided her during a life-threatening ordeal. Their emotional reunion was broadcasted on a television show, marking a touching moment for both.
In an interview with CBC, Susan Berger revealed that she had only recently begun her nursing career when she encountered Amanda’s distressing situation, leaving a lasting impact on her. She expressed deep compassion and a commitment to providing the best care for the infant