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posted Apr 22, 2016, 6:58 AM by PHS Warrior Beat   [ updated Apr 27, 2016, 7:34 AM ]
By: Madison Cunha

     Bryan Thouvenel of Oregon was separated from his five year old daughter, Harmony, when her mother took her from him and went out of the state. Not only was she separated she was gone for two years. To come to found out the mother and Harmony were found at a homeless shelter located in Washington State by Thouvenel’s friend.

     According to the Huffington Post, “Thouvenel now has custody of Harmony and thanks to nonprofit Time To Put Kids First, an organization that supports parent-child bonding, the two will soon be able to make up for lost time during a trip to the Hawaiian island of Kauai, this May.”

     Bryan Thouvenel told News-Review, “For two years she didn’t have any memories with me so they decided it would be a nice idea to send us over to Hawaii for a retreat.” He also told News-Review, “It would be this huge memory that she would actually remember. Regardless of whatever happens in the future, she will always have this one memory with dad.”

     Harmony’s mom and dad met back in 2010 after two years of dating they broke up. When doing so Harmony’s mom took off with Harmony. She left without nobody knowing where she was going. Bryan was depressed and told KREM 2, “I was kind of like finding a needle in a haystack.”

     In 2015 some good news came a long, but did not quite find his little girl. But, he did receive full custody in Oregon.

     Bryan’s friend reported that he had saw Harmony in a Salvation Army site, 10 hours later he made it there to pick up his sweet little girl. She is now back home with her father and is begin bonding with him again.


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