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How a Costco Hot Dog and LDS Senator Reunited a Family Living a World Apart

Sen. Orrin Hatch's penchant for Costco's $1.50 all-beef hot dog combo led to the happy reunion of the store's manager and his wife, who was experiencing pregnancy complications and was stuck in Morocco awaiting the OK of immigration officials.

Some day, when baby Aisha is old enough to understand, her parents will tell her the back story of her birth.

It starts with Sen. Orrin Hatch's penchant for Costco's all-beef hot dog combo.

"Well, they're so cheap. It's $1.50 and all the condiments you want and you get a drink with it. My gosh, it doesn't get any better than that," Hatch said.

Lead image from Deseret News of Amina Ait Omar and her new baby girl, Aisha, born shortly after Ait was reunited with her husband, Kayembe.
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