Woman expresses gratitude after lost phone was returned

Woman expresses gratitude after lost phone was returned

A woman who lost her phone at Oliver Tambo airport experienced a lovely twist of fate when her phone was returned to her with everything intact.

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

Smaragda Louw was having a busy day trying to complete a number of tasks that left her scatterbrained. When she went to the bathroom at the airport in Gauteng, she forgot her phone and didn’t realise until about an hour later.

Smaragda says she only noticed that her phone was missing when she entered her car and couldn't connect to her bluetooth.

PAY ATTENTION: Save mobile data with FreeBasics: Briefly is now available on the app

Panicked because her entire life was stored on the phone and being without it is a major hassle, Smaragda tried to trace it using the Find My Phone app.

Only an hour later, she found that her phone was in Tembisa, Briefly.co.za learned.

She called her phone hoping that whoever had it could return it. Smaragda says that when she called, she was greeted with the most beautiful and soothing voice. The woman who answered, Maphuthi had found her phone and was eager to return it as soon as possible.

READ ALSO: Meet uBaba Sibisi, the man from Durban selling pure animal skins

Woman expresses gratitude after lost phone was returned

Photo: Facebook/ Smaragda Louw
Source: Facebook

Smaragda and Maphuthi agreed to meet to return the phone. Maphuthi even took a taxi to get to a shopping centre in Tembisa so Smaragda could meet her at a more convenient location.

Smaragda took to social media to thank Maphuthi for her kindness and warmth. She says talking to Maphuthi felt like catching up with an old friend.

Smaragda was scatterbrained because she had been at the East London Zoo protesting the cruelty done to animals, and was heading to Johannesburg Zoo.

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Related news
Photos show parents turning girl's bedroom into a loft: 'My sister is spoiled'

Photos show parents turning girl's bedroom into a loft: 'My sister is spoiled'

Photos show parents turning girl's bedroom into a loft: 'My sister is spoiled'
Briefly.co.za
Mailfire view pixel