India, Aug. 14 -- Michael was six when he went missing from Jharera village in Delhi cantonment in 2006.

For the next 13 years, his family scoured city streets for the boy in a hunt that devastated the family.

His father Edward lost his job and home and was forced to live on a bus station after losing his only son and being unable to provide for his daughter.

That search culminated on Monday when Michael, now 20, walked up to Edward's soiled mattress at the Delhi cantonment bus station and introduced himself as his long-lost son.

"My father kept on weeping all the while we were together," said MIchael, sharing how they shared scraps of memories about their times together, his childhood and missing his mother - who died of brain tumour...