ENFIELD: Three teenagers from the Truro area have left one Enfield woman amazed and at a loss for words at the lengths they went to return her lost wallet.
Chrissy Jardine made what she thought would be a quick stop into the Costco at Dartmouth Crossing on Aug. 19 to pick up snacks for a work event on Thursday Aug. 21. As she was loading her car, the wallet containing very valuable items, including her driver’s license; credit cards; more than $400 in gift cards; and an expense cheque from her employer, all of which went untouched, fell to the ground.
Jardine said she was unaware her wallet was lost until her mom phoned her at work later Aug. 19 informing her three teens showed up on the doorsteps of her sister Jennifer’s home in Lantz with it.
“There is so much hate and awful actions that take place now with no respect for others and the hard work people go through to afford even the smallest things,” Jardine told The Weekly Press. “This just goes to show you that no matter the age or the gender there are people that truly care about people and what’s right and wrong.
“I was so proud and amazed how much effort they went through to return with not a thing missing or misplaced. I'm blown away and still in awe.”
The effort the three teens—Morgan Fisher, Ethan Hume, and Emma Stevenson—went to included contacting a local doctors office after finding a business card for it in the wallet. However, due to policy the doctor’s office could not say if Jardine was a patient there. So then the three decided to use the address on Jardine’s driver’s license, which led them to her mother, Sharon’s, house but she wasn't home.
“They then went next door to her neighbors to ask if they knew me which she did and told the teens they could leave it with her and she would make sure I received it,” said Jardine. “The teens didn't feel comfortable with that so my mom’s neighbour took them to my sister’s house and my mother happened to be there. She spoke with them and they trusted she was my mother and gave her my wallet.”
But they wanted to be reassured Jardine received the wallet, so they...