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Texas fisherman reels in 45-year-old wallet

 


SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) — A fisherman isn't telling fish tales when he says he fished a 45-year-old wallet out of a West Texas lake.

The San Angelo Standard-Times reported that John Riley reeled in the wallet Thursday while fishing in Lake Nasworthy near San Angelo.

A metal Social Security card and a military dependent tag identified the owner as Kenneth Budden. The wallet belonged to him when he was a teenager in the 1970s.

Budden died in 2008 of pancreatic cancer, but the wallet was a welcome surprise to his family.

Riley announced his discovery on Facebook and was contacted hours later...



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