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Fri June 22, 2012
Wallet Lost Since The 1940's Returned To Owner
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.
We're not precisely sure how Warren Houghton lost his wallet and his baseball glove. Suffice it to say, he was a boy. In the 1940s, he accidently dropped his possessions inside a wall in a one-room schoolhouse in Cornish, New Hampshire. Sixty-seven years later, construction workers found the wallet and glove and shipped them to the owner. He is now back in possession of pictures of his family, a Boy Scout ID and a letter from his sister.
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