A Mississippi man was recently reunited with his lost “Class of ‘68” ring when a woman returned it to him 45 years later.
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Steve Earl Cantrell, 63, who graduated from Biloxi High in Mississippi, was excited when his parents bought him a 10-carat gold ring. One hot summer day in 1968, while swimming in the Biloxi River, the ring slipped out of his pocket and disappeared in the water. “I only owned the ring for a few months and didn’t want to lose it, so before I jumped off the cliff and into the river, I put it in the pocket of my cut-off shorts,” Cantrell told Yahoo! Shine. “It was a heavy ring so when it slipped out, I knew immediately.”
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Cantrell and his friends searched for the $40 ring in the 14-foot-deep water but came up empty-handed. “My parents understood but I was really bummed and all summer when we went to the river, we Read More »from Woman Returns Man's Class Ring Lost in River