Photo of veteran, flag found along I-580 in Livermore, reunited with family, California Highway Patrol says
CHP texted ABC7 News saying the veteran’s family had contacted them about the flag and photo, and they were able to return it.
Family members said she was lost when a box fell from a moving truck on the expressway and was too dangerous to retrieve.
What a beautiful end to this story! After seeing articles in the media and broadcast on television, this family was reunited with their father’s commemorative flag and holster. We can’t thank the TV media and those who spread the story on social media enough. THANK YOU! ?? pic.twitter.com/i8RlH03apq
– CHP Dublin Area (@CHPDublin) October 30, 2021
CHP posted a photo of the family.
Friends and relatives recognized the photo in the media and contacted family members.
California Highway Patrol asks for help in identifying veteran whose photo was discovered in Livermore
We need your help!! Our agents located him on I-580 near Isabel Avenue at #foieplus We were hoping someone would claim this valuable property, but no luckâ¦ yet. If it is a family member or friend, please contact us at 925-828-0466. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/KR8NUiHthm
– CHP Dublin Area (@CHPDublin) 28 October 2021
The family told the CHP that they wanted to thank everyone who helped them get it back.
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