Snatched by Argentina junta as a baby, musician back with family

August 9, 2014 4:40 PM

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Snatched by Argentina junta as a baby, musician back with family

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Years of nagging doubt over his identity were crystalized on his June 2 birthday, pushing 36-year-old Argentine musician Ignacio Hurban to take a DNA test that identified him as a victim of the country's dirty war.

Born in 1978 to an imprisoned mother who was soon after executed by the military government that ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983, Hurban has come to symbolize the struggle of families torn apart by the dictatorship.

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