Woman finds old photo in used book, mails it back to family

Victoria Johnson came across an old family photo in a book she bought at a used bookstore and through the power of Twitter was able to mail the picture back to its rightful owners.
1:52 | 03/05/21

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Finally tonight, America strong. The family photo now home. Take a close look at the photo that Victoria Johnson found in a book that she bought at a used bookstore in New York City years ago. For some reason, Victoria said she wanted to hold onto that photo because she wondered about the family in the picture. And last week, after years of holding onto that photo, she decided to post it on Twitter, wondering if she would learn anything more. Right away, the clues. One person writing, the books are the Lincoln library of essential information, if it helps. Another saying, the photo in the background is dream lake, rocky mountain national park. The third writing, that's a mid century cane barrel back arm chair. And then, Carol from Ohio wrote, I think that's my uncle Sheldon and family. And it was. Hi, David. Tonight, Victoria and the Poto -- It was about helping humans connect with other humans. Something that's been hard in some ways during the pandemic. Victoria carefully sending it to Richardson, Texas, to the little girl in that photo, Valerie. She was just 9 years old at the time. She's now 65. Hi, David. Valerie with her family photo now home. She had never seen it, but she remembers the time, the new haircut and after having lost her father, it was the first photo with her mother's new husband, her new dad. My first impression was, that's my new haircut! And I was really, really happy, because I had a new dad. Tonight, Valerie grateful to Victoria for saving that photo all these years. This was social media at its finest, meant to do what it is supposed to do. Wow. Well said. That photo now home. I'll see you Torp.

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