An 86-year-old woman managed to regain her alliance wedding It was lost more than half a century ago thanks to the insight of a neighbor who raked the area with a powerful metal detector.
The story was released by the BBC, which details that the protagonist Peggy MacSween lost his alliance when he was working picking potatoes in Benbecula, a town located in the Hebrides Islands.
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“I was shaking the dirt off my gloves and the ring disappeared. I didn’t know until I got home. I went out once or twice to look for him, but there was no way to find him, ”said the old woman. The loss of the singular piece that symbolized the union in marriage She was last seen with her husband in the late 1960s, and now, more than 50 years later, she has managed to get her back.
At that time, and to try to compensate for the sadness I felt Peggy, her husband John, whom he married in July 1958 and died a few years ago, decided to replace this ring with another alliance; but, in addition, the woman carried the ring from her mother’s wedding until she got the new one.
More than half a century later, a neighbor of Benbecula called Donald MacPhee He undertook spent three days searching the old potato field for valuables, using a powerful metal detector.
The expedition “alliance”
Donald MacPhee, dug more than 90 holes and found numerous pieces of old-fashioned metal, including the engraved ring of Peggy MacSween.
“He walked up to the door and said, ‘I have something to show you,’ and it was the ring. I couldn’t believe it, but there it was. I thought I would never see him again, “he declared. MacSween about the particular find.
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The truth is that the story had an end and this old Scottish woman was able to meet again with an object of enormous emotional value for her and now she wears three alliances on the ring finger of her left hand: the original found now, her mother’s that she carried after losing the first, and the one her husband bought her later.