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US: Purse, which was lost in school in 1950s, to be returned to owner, now 82

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Washington, Feb 14: It's like one of those stories right from the time machine. An 82-year-old woman in Jeffersonville, Indiana, US, had lost her purse containing a prom invitation, photographs and other items more than six decades ago when she was in her 20s and it was recovered just recently.

US: Purse, which was lost in school in 1950s, to be returned to owner, now 82

Martha Everett's black-stitched possession was found by the workers while demolishing part of the old Jeffersonville High School where the woman was a senior student in 1955. The bag lied behind the science classroom cabinets, AFP reported.

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Erin Bojorquez, spokesperson of Greater Clark County Schools, said the elderly woman could be tracked through social media after one of her relatives saw a post about the purse on Facebook.

As per reports in The News and Tribune, the lost-and-found wallet had a wallet, an invitation letter, lipstick, photographs, among others inside.

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