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Inside Edition 3 Jan 2020

Woman's Lost Wedding Ring Found 27 Years Later


Melisse De La Mare had little hope of being reunited with the wedding ring she lost nearly three decades ago while on a skiing trip. "I took my mitten off. I was like, 'Oh, no, my ring is gone,'" she said recently from her Oregon home. Then, a jeweler in Alabama contacted De La Mare to tell her a client had found it and kept it in a box for 27 years. A journalist helped the jeweler search wedding license certificates until she found the right one, and De La Mare was reunited with her ring.

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