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Couple reunited with long lost wedding ring

Couple Reunited With Long Lost Wedding Ring

Sarah and Greg Lindsay were recently reunited with a cherished wedding ring that was lost at Ellwood Beach two years ago.

After a certain period of time, most people start to accept lost items will never be returned. Such was the case for a couple in California, Sarah and Greg Lindsay, who lost a cherished wedding ring at Ellwood Beach two years ago. It was then that Greg's ring somehow slipped off his finger and landed in the ocean while he was playing football.

Unfortunately he didn't notice it was gone until it was too late. Greg remarked, 'I thought it was somewhere in the Pacific. There's no way I thought after losing it, there's no way it would come back on shore.' Turns out the tide never took it away, and a woman saw it while walking on the beach two years later.

She found it in the sand and then she posted a picture of it on Facebook. Thousands of people reposted it. It only took four days for everything to come full circle.

Jenn Birchim is responsible for finding the ring. At first she didn't think much of it. In fact, she actually thought it was a bottle cap, but a close inspection revealed it was an engraved piece of jewelry. Birchim read the inscription which noted 'My Love, My Life, My Lobster' (a 'Friends' reference) and knew the ring was special to someone out there.

Greg says the act was so kind, it 'restored his faith in humanity'.

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fshufelt April 17 2014 at 10:58 PM

Nice to see that Nice Honest people are everywhere.

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tyandgerri April 17 2014 at 11:27 AM

Similarly, years ago we were gathering firewood at high tide while camping on a remote beach in beautiful Cape Breton, Canada. My husband's glasses fell out his pocket into the water. We searched in the lapping water, but decided they were gone forever. At low tide next morning, there they were! To find a ring is remarkable!

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Joan April 17 2014 at 11:39 AM

Jenn Birchim you're an angle. What a thoughtful thing you did! I believe in karma and your kindness will be returned some time when you least expect.

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Joan Joan April 17 2014 at 11:41 AM

I mean angel not angle. :-) You might be an angle too, but I wouldn't know.

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ddemacdougall April 19 2014 at 11:58 AM

Why do people have to make mean or ignorant comments about everything. What is wrong with just acknowledging a lovely story. "Paxrail", you really need to get a lesson in couth!

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Roberta April 17 2014 at 5:15 PM

What great Luck, I lost my wedding ring on a beach 35 yrs ago.

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Crystal April 17 2014 at 12:30 PM

very cool

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exitscreaming April 17 2014 at 12:30 PM

Nice that they got the ring back, but having a reference from the TV show "Friends" engraved on your wedding ring seems an odd choice to make

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ancelna exitscreaming April 17 2014 at 1:20 PM

If you had ever sen the episode you would understand. It is very sweet.

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sondravvag April 17 2014 at 12:30 PM

Good to have faith in humanity as most people are good! Sadly we do have to beward of those who live to exploit others. So happy you have the ring. Maybe its a omen that "its meant to be forever!"
Good luc.

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Crystal April 17 2014 at 12:30 PM

very cool

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JERRY April 17 2014 at 12:31 PM

I am getting so tired of the word viral.

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