Newspaper article The Canadian Press

B.C. Woman Hopes for Return of Diamond Ring Mistakenly Donated with Coins

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

B.C. Woman Hopes for Return of Diamond Ring Mistakenly Donated with Coins

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B.C. woman mistakenly gives away diamond ring

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NANAIMO, B.C. - A British Columbia woman hopes her charitable impulse won't cost her a cherished diamond ring.

Trinda Gajek was visiting Nanaimo last week when she stopped to ask a young man if he needed some help.

The Salt Spring Island resident said in an interview Monday she dumped the contents of her change purse into her hand and gave the man all she had.

It was only later she remembered her diamond ring was in her change purse for safekeeping.

"I rolled down my window and asked if I could help him, if he needed any money, and he agreed that he did need some money. I gave him the money and in that exchange was my ring," she said. "He wasn't begging. He didn't approach my vehicle. …

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