A New York family was reunited with a missing man, thanks to a photo in USA Today.

Associated Press photographer Jacquelyn Martin was looking for ways to portray the freezing temperatures in Washington, D.C. when she snapped a photo of 20-year-old Nicholas Simmons.


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Simmons went missing from his home in upstate New York and did not bring his wallet, cell phone or identification with him.

The published photo created a buzz on social media, and Simmons’ family reached out to the reporter, who then tweeted at Martin for help finding the man.

Police picked him up shortly thereafter.

Laura Ingle reported on the amazing story on America’s Newsroom.

Martin was on America's News Headquarters to discuss the photo and the reunion. Watch her interview below.


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