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Montana Man Finds Wedding Ring In Grandma's Garden

SHELBY, Mont. (AP) - A Montana woman received a big surprise for her 80th birthday, the wedding ring she lost eight years ago.

Norma Welker tells the Great Falls Tribune she took the ring off while she was arranging flowers cut from her garden. A phone call distracted her while she cleaned up and she didn't realize the ring was gone until after her trash had been hauled away. She searched the compost pile with no luck and figured the ring was gone forever.

This spring, she decided her garden was too difficult to keep up and asked her grandson to till it so she could plant grass.

Nick Welker was tilling the area when he spotted what he thought was a pop top. He picked it up and discovered it was his grandmother's ring.
 
      
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