Jennylyn Mercado reconnects with biological father

Glaiza Jarloc

THIS Lenten break proved to be a special one for Jennylyn Mercado as she was able to reconnect with her biological father, Noli Pineda.

Mercado and Pineda are spending some quality time now in Seoul, South Korea, where the latter is based.

The Kapuso actress was joined by her boyfriend Dennis Trillo during the trip. She even posted a photo of Pineda and Trillo together.

"Ang popogi naman nila," Mercado wrote.

Ang Popogi naman nila!

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Family bonding!

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The television actress has been estranged from her biological parents since she was a small baby.

It was her aunt Lydia Mercado who adopted and raised her after she was physically abused by her stepfather at an early age.

Lydia passed away in October 2016. (SunStar Philippines)