Dennis and Karen Vinar with their daughter, Jean Voxland (center). The couple gave her up for adoption as a newborn when they were teenagers in 1961. Decades later, in 2015, the former high school sweethearts were married in Everett. They have written a book about finding and reuniting with their daughter. (Courtesy Karen and Dennis Vinar)

Dennis and Karen Vinar with their daughter, Jean Voxland (center). The couple gave her up for adoption as a newborn when they were teenagers in 1961. Decades later, in 2015, the former high school sweethearts were married in Everett. They have written a book about finding and reuniting with their daughter. (Courtesy Karen and Dennis Vinar)

Teen parents, then separate lives — and now a family reunited

These former sweethearts married in later life, then found the daughter they gave up for adoption.

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