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May 28, 2012

Boy Finds Photo of Long Dead Uncle in Garage Sale Camera

This is such an odd story that I felt compelled to share it. A 13 year old boy bought a camera at a garage sale. He got it home and opened it to find a photo of his uncle who'd been killed several years before.

The family who owned the camera have no known connection to the boy or his uncle. 

Read the complete details of this strange tale of serendipity in Wichita Kansas


Jim (Hidden Genealogy Nuggets Blog) said...

What an incredible find. I was contacted by someone who had a family photo album of mine. They were trying to pass it down to a descendant. I turned out to be the lucky one.

Regards, Jim (Hidden Genealogy Nuggets)

Jana Iverson Last said...

I read about this on a news outlet website, but the story I read didn't have the pictures included. What an amazing story! Thanks for sharing.

Celia Lewis said...

The hair stood up on my arms with this story, Lorine. Amazing indeed - and what an odd shock for Grandmother to see a photo of her dead son, handed to her from her grandson. More than serendipity, I must say!