He turned out to be her father, who she hadn't seen in 20 years.
Shoshannah Hensley was working as a cashier when a customer approached her in the checkout line.
"As far as I knew he was just another gentleman on the streets coming in," she told WPXI.
Then the man handed her his food stamp card.
"He asked me what his balance was and I saw the name and my heart dropped," Hensley said. "I said, 'What's your middle name,' and he goes, 'Eugene.' And I hit my knees and said, 'You're my biological father. I've been searching for you for over 20 years."
Brian Eugene Hensley Sr. was just as amazed.
"We both started shaking like 'Oh My God.'"
"I never thought the day would come," Shoshannah said. "I never thought I would get the chance just to see what he looked like."
Brian said he won't let her out of his life again.
"I'm gonna be there in every way, whatever it takes," he said.
Shoshannah wants to keep her dad in her life too. She said she plans to invite him to get off the streets and live with her.
The event formerly known as Home World has a new name and new location.Get totally inspired for spring as you find hundreds of ways to improve your home. Make your home the one you really want. Show open daily duringmall hours. Admission is free!
Landscaping and Outdoors
Get ready for Spring and Summer and transform your outdoor space into something that feels like you’re on vacation
Make sure to visit our demonstration stage during the entire show. There will be exciting demonstrations on how to re-purpose and design thanks to Monarch Market Affair.
Meet Barry Williams from The Brady Bunch
Join us as we welcome Me-TV superstar Barry Williams who played the iconic Greg Brady from The Brady Bunch TV Show. Meet him and get an autograph on February 10th stage side at center court in front of Macy’s.
The line will start forming when the Mall Opens, and Barry’s First appearance will be at 11 a.m.
Come prepared with your camera or cell phone for the Meet and Greet.