We all know the feeling when something is lost. After hours of searching, we sadly admit that it’s gone, and we feel guilty for not taking better care of our things. But some also know the feeling of discovering what was lost forever in the most unexpected way, perhaps months or even years later.
WeGoRo gathered incredible stories of people who found what was once lost. Which story do you think would be a great plot for a book or a movie?
A fisherman on Lake Attersee, Austria, fished up his old lost wallet in one of his nets. He dropped it into the lake 20 YEARS AGO. What an amazing discovery!
Eugenia lost her book years ago. She recently ordered a used copy online through Amazon. When she received her order, she found that it was her actual missing book!
A woman lost her diamond ring while weeding on the family farm. She bought a slightly cheaper replacement ring without telling her husband. 13 years later, a carrot they pulled up revealed a huge surprise!
A man lost his reading glasses. Don’t worry, he found them 2 years later. And, yes, underneath his car.
A man couldn’t find his keys and was late for work. Turned out his 2-year-old son had borrowed them for his own car.
A family lost the 6th book in the series. After 2 months, they finally found it. Did you?
A guy lost his iPhone in the first week of February and found it in March, frozen into the driveway. But the real story is that he put it into a bag of rice overnight and found it working the next morning! There were just minor problems with the screen.
A grandpa hung his skates on a small tree when he was young and completely forgot about them. Years later, he unexpectedly discovered them waiting for him right where he left them.
“Opened up my piano. Found my childhood inside. Just as I left it.”
Some luggage was lost at a cottage and found 6 years later, just casually floating down the river!
A long-lost iPod was found right under the kitchen table around one year later.
In 1986, a man bought a ticket to see Prince live in Copenhagen. Unfortunately, he lost it. Luckily he found it...29 years later in the back of a book.
A woman lost her very special earring overseas while visiting relatives. Everyone searched for days when it went missing. 2 months later, it was finally found!
“Left a toy in my grandparents’ tree as a kid. The tree found a new friend and took good care of him!”
A woman lost her favorite false lashes after having a bit too much at a party. A few months later, she found them pressed between the pages of a notebook she keeps in her purse.
The cook at work lost his glasses. A few days later, they were discovered but not recovered.
Have you ever lost something and found it days or even years later? Share your stories in the comments.