Rent money untouched in lost wallet

Rent money untouched in lost wallet

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A wallet (not this one) was misplaced in Oliver on Monday with $1,000 in it. Luckily, a very honest person turned it in with every cent intact. Now the owner wants to reward him or her. (Lyonel Doherty photo)

By Lyonel Doherty

Oliver Chronicle

A Penticton man was reduced to tears in Oliver yesterday when someone turned in his lost wallet with the rent money intact.

Kevin Walsh said he had $1,000 in his wallet when he misplaced it in Oliver on Monday.

“I set it down somewhere . . . I searched everywhere,” Walsh said.

He then called the last place he stopped at – 7-Eleven on Main Street.

“I called and the wallet was there. I was too scared to ask if the one thousand dollars was still in there.”

It was. So was all of his identification, which would have been a nightmare to replace, he pointed out.

“I was in tears,” Walsh said. “Someone was watching over me.”

Walsh wants to give something back to the honest person who did the good deed.

His email address is kbw1974@hotmail.com.

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