Officer reunited with child he found abandoned behind dumpster 25 years ago

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SANTA ANA, Calif. -- A retired police officer in California was recently reunited with a man whom he had rescued 25 years ago from an alley.

According to KTLA Michael Buelna, then an officer in Santa Ana, Calif., responded to calls of a stabbing back in 1989 when he inadvertently found a newborn who had been abandoned in an alley near the crime scene.

Buelna picked up the baby and rushed him to a nearby paramedic for help.

The newborn was nicknamed then as "Baby Adam," KTLA reported.

In 2015 that baby is now a 25-year-old man named Robin Barton.

Barton and his adopted parents met with the officers Friday for the two's first meeting since that fateful day.

Check out KTLA's whole story in the video above.

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