How Google Earth Reunited A Family 25 Years Later [Video]

How Google Earth Reunited A Family 25 Years Later [Video]

A new ad tells the story of an Indian man who was separated from his family as a boy and found them a quarter of a century later.

Daniela Walker
  • 21 october 2013

A year ago, an article in Vanity Fair told the story of Saroo Brierley, an Indian-born Australian businessman who was reunited with his birth family twenty-five years later through will power, fuzzy memories and Google Earth. Now, Google has taken Brierley’s story and condensed it into a three minute web film, an emotive advertisement for the power of Google’s technology.

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