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"Heartwarming...eerie...bizarre..." these are just a few of the words friends and family have used to describe the recovery of Marge Licence's 1966 Perham High School ring--which was lost in Minneapolis almost 43 years ago. Marge displays the ring, which her then-boyfriend and later-husband lost. The ring was returned to her through the power of the internet.

Lost for 43 years, sweetheart's Perham class ring recovered

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Exchanging high school class rings was a serious transaction for a young woman and man back in 1966. It was a gesture that meant something like...forever...or...at least a month or two.

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When your oaf-of-a-boyfriend loses your ring--within days after the exchange...in a snowball fight!...it's just about enough to make a girl start looking for another guy.

But the relationship of Bob and Marge (Weickert) Licence survived the lost ring incident--for nearly 40 years.

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