- A couple picked up a purse with a wallet and money inside
- However, instead of keeping the belongings to themselves, they went the extra mile to give them back
- So, the couple enlisted the help of their traffic officer son, who used the owner's driver's license to track down the lady
Last week Monday, Mario and Miemie Joseph picked up a handbag in George, while driving to work.
Mario spotted the handbag, stopped his car and jumped out to grab it. According to Positive Relationships in SA, who posted the story on Facebook, Mario tried to flag down the motorist but she could not see him.
Miemie, Mario's wife, was present in the car and they knew what the right thing was to do. The couple enlisted the help of their son, Wilbur, who is a traffic officer.
''I saw a student card and was so worried that this child needed to write exams or something and there wasn't a contact number anywhere in the wallet. Then I realized that my son Wilbur is a traffic officer and that he might be able to tract her down using the drivers licence," Miemie said.
Briefly.co.za learned Wilbur succeeded in tracking down the owner and arranged a meeting. The lady's siblings showed up to collect the wallet and they were in awe of the family's honesty and effort to return the lost belongings.
Their honesty touched South Africans hearts and restored their faith in humanity.
Julie Zincke-Daries commented: "Thank you that there are such good and honest people. May God bless them."
Charmaine Strauss added: "Thank you guys... gives us renewed hope. Bless you and your family."
Jeanette Hoffe wrote: "Thank you for being a compassionate caring family."
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