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Published Wednesday June 10th, 2009 at 8:32pm

Original Article by Jessica Lovell

Birth mother Heather Robison, is reunited with her son with the help of a reality tv show. Watch Video from ABC 13 News, Las Vegas

A Las Vegas woman found her birth son withsome unlikely help from a reality television show. You can hardly turnon the tv without seeing the latest reality show concept and it's dramaand disfunction.

But what happens when a reality showreunites a woman with her son? Heather Robison is a busy mom with ayoung daughter but 10 years ago she gave her son up for adoption.

When A& E's new reality show Tattoo Highway rolled through town she hopedon board to honor both children she gave birth to.

"His nameis Orian, so I have a constellation of Orian and she represents thePhoenix rising from the ashes saying I came full circle and am able toprovide for her what I couldn't for him at that time," explainedHeather.

Tattoo Highway goes across the country giving tattoosaboard it's traveling tattoo parlor. When the show aired on the otherside of the country a family in Florida recognized Heather as their sonOrian's birth mother.

They searched MySpace and found Heatherin Las Vegas. After a series of e-mails between the two familiesHeather was finally in contact with the young boy she named.

"He watched the show and was excited that I still love him and that I think about him all the time," said Heather.

Withher life on the right track, she cares for her 5 year old daughterAlexa, who can't wait to meet her big brother and she already wants toborrow his stuff.

Heather plans on seeing her birth son the next time she is back in Florida visiting her family.