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Two sisters in Colombia who were as children by an avalanche 30 years ago have reunited. Jaqueline and Lorena Sanchez they had each other forever in 1985 when the Tolima volcano near their town of Armero. The hot, molten lava from the volcano nearby glaciers and caused four massive mudslides. These killed more than 20,000 of Armero's 29,000 inhabitants. Jaqueline, 33, and Lorena, 39, never each other in the chaos that the disaster. They each the other was among the deceased. Armero was the second most deadly volcanic disaster of the 20th century. Only the 1902 eruption of Mount Pelee in the Caribbean deadlier.

The two sisters were by different families and never each other's fate. They have both spent much of the past few decades looking for each other. They reunited when DNA tests they gave to an organization that helped victims of the avalanches . Lorena told reporters: "It beautiful and sad because it has been 30 years since the tragedy happened that I've to find out what happened to my sister. I have to up with 30 years of her life and she has to the same with me." Jaqueline said: "I'm excited, nervous, everything because suddenly, you don't know if you are going to be ….I wonder if she will love me. It's difficult. It's difficult to this moment."

 
 

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