Transcript for A long-lost ring gives a glimmer of hope to a family many years later
Finally tonight the Oldsmobile one man bought from motor parts and finding a very precious piece of someone's heart here's ABC's eager banker. Race locker last saw his beloved wedding ring in the 1970s. Are incurred didn't. Nearly 45 years later that treasured turned up thanks to the sale of the family car couldn't. Good times and a lot of them don't yield car. So much history the year he bought that 1972. Oldsmobile his wife was diagnosed with cancer. After she passed. So many memories family vacations his kids learning to dry it's. Now it was time to let the cargo. It was just what will fry restoring his 69 Oldsmobile was looking for no mortar died on me blasting in the last summer will bought the car and while looking around it sounds something inside that motor. It'll shine through it and I picked it up just to see what it was and here it is again movers group chairman through it was a ring. I called ray's daughter to see if they knew anybody lost wedding band. I said to my father and lost. How wedding ring but it had diamonds and then he said this one does. How it ended up in the motor they may never know I felt great that new. Some program came out of it but the tie evening could it be better. I just found out that I had breast cancer and I lost my mom to breast cancer in my sister told me that it was as high. That everything was going to be okay. A sign and hope that anything can be restored. Adrian banker at ABC news. An amazing sign indeed we think -- for that story we thank you for watching I'm Tom Galveston New York Jimmy in this week in the morning and I'll see you right back here tomorrow night have a grated.
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