Around New England

Lost Class Ring Turns Up 40 Years Later

October 12, 2019

A woman her lost her high school class ring not long after receiving it in 1979 got it back recently, thanks to a man with a metal detector.

The man found the ring in Buffinton Park in Somerset on the south coast of Massachusetts. A photo of it appeared on Facebook, and the woman’s friends contacted her about it because they recognized her maiden name, according to the Fall River Herald News.

The woman is an art teacher at Somerset Berkley Regional High School in Somerset, where the man’s daughter goes.

“I was in tears when I got it when his daughter brought it to my classroom. It was just like a reunion with myself,” the woman said, according to the Fall River Herald News.



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