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Man gets wallet back with bonus

Wallet lost on flight

A South Dakota man said he lost his wallet on a flight only to have a good Samaritan send it back to him -- and more.

He had gone to Las Vegas for his sister’s wedding, the man said.

"I noticed that I was missing my wallet, which had $60 cash and a check for about $400 in it," Hunter Shamatt said.

Shamatt didn’t expect to ever see the wallet or money ever again, but he received a package in the mail days later with his wallet and a letter.

"Hunter, found this on the Frontier flight from Omaha to Denver, row 12 seat F, wedged between the seat and the wall,” the letter said. “Thought you might want it back."

"I rounded your cash up to an even $100 so you could celebrate having your wallet back. Have fun,” the letter said.

“It really meant a lot that he would go out of his way and do that for a complete stranger. I'm still paying off school loans and I got truck loans to pay off now. It really helps out," Shamatt said.

The good Samaritan only signed the letter “TB,” but Shamatt said he eventually tracked the mystery man down and thanked him for his kindness.


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