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Published:September 17th, 2010 14:12 EST
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Old Lady Ecstatic Over Return Of Lost Wedding Ring

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A Texas widow who dropped her diamond wedding ring in a store parking lot said the couple who found and returned the ring restored her `faith in mankind.`

Mary Hornsby, 73, whose husband, Michael, died while training for the Vietnam War in 1965, said she searched the parking lot of the Costco store in Austin after the 1-carat diamond ring slipped off her finger Monday morning but saw no sign of it, the Austin American-Statesman reported Thursday." - UPI

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I commend Hornsby for crediting man and not God for the return of her ring. Some "people of faith" would have given God the glory for the return of a lost ring. But commonsense and intellectual honesty would have required them to curse the Almighty when they lost the ring.

Poor Mary is so skeletal that her ring slipped from her finger. The old lady searched the parking lot but she saw no sign of it, at her age I would be surprised if she`s able to see the cars in the lot.

But all`s well that ends well. Let`s hope that Mary stores the ring in a safe place, and never wears it again.

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