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    Made an old man cry today

    I was at a local lake/ beach today and helped an elderly man find his family heirloom men's wedding band today. It had been passed down for three generations, he lost it while playing with his grandkids. He didn't see me find it and when I told him to hold out his hand and I dropped his ring into his hand and he realized it was his he got all choked up and wept .
    Wow, that made me feel all warm inside, what a feeling!

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    wow, beautiful story! Not everyone is so honest-good to know you did the right thing.

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    Awesome!!! That's what this hobby is all about
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    Whew , that's a relief . When I first read the title I thought maybe you punched him in his eye or something drastic like that .Good for you and God bless for a deed well done .

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    wow, just got rewarded for my good deed with the elderly man. went out and found a heavy 14k gold bracelet.

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    Very nice story! Thanks for doing what's right and promoting the hobby in a positive way.
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    That is awesome! My wedding ring is also a family heirloom...it has a date of 1876 inscribed in it. I would be devastated if I lost it.
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    Nice job! I've lost TWO wedding rings....I gave up and didn't replace the second one.

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    Great story! That's what it's all about!

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    This is what it's all about. Congratulations and thank you for how you represented the hobby.

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    Great story! Nice job

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