Email List

Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Canton Man Finds Prized Military Treasure

Staff Sergeant Bret Newmyer, who's stationed at Fort Bragg, can't believe the kindness of a stranger from Canton.

"I feel like I have a friend for the rest of life," says Newmyer. In late December, he lost a prized military ring while playing in the snow with his little boy at the "welcome center" near the Tennessee line.

Danny Buckner of Canton's son works at the center. Buckner took it upon himself to find that ring with the help of his trusty metal detector.

"That's a feeling I can't even explain," said Buckner, who mailed the ring to the Staff Sergeant. Newmyer says the ring was a symbol of sacrifice and pride. After 9-11, he committed himself to serving America.

Because of the military link, Buckner says the find was emotional. He received words of thanks from Newmyer and a Wal-Mart gift card.

"I said finding your ring is reward enough for me," explains Buckner,
'cause you're doing a lot for me right now."

The strangers say they're forever linked by the ring that was lost, and thankfully, now found.

Follow John Le on Twitter @AbsoluteLe


 



6:00PM News 13 @ 6
6:30PM ABC World News
7:00PM Wheel of Fortune
7:30PM Jeopardy
8:00PM The Bachelor
10:00PM Castle
11:00PM News 13 Tonight

Complete Schedule »