- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 5, 2016

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A wallet that was lost eight years ago at a convention center in Grand Rapids turned up during a carpet replacement project.

The Grand Rapids Press reports (https://bit.ly/2e1NS0L ) Tamaryn Tobian had forgotten about the wallet, which she thought was stolen from her purse when she saw the musical “Rent” at DeVos Place in 2008. She recently got a call from the center’s security team, however, saying it was found.

The newspaper says the wallet ended up underneath a corner of the carpet at the facility’s inner lobby.

Tobian says the wallet was pretty much intact. The pockets were filled with now-expired credit cards, a former work identification and faded receipts.

She says the wallet was “a little time capsule” of her life and a reminder of the past.

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Information from: The Grand Rapids Press, https://www.mlive.com/grand-rapids

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