75-year-old US woman finds childhood essay tucked in secondhand Bible

Washington, May 30 (ANI): A 75-year-old womanwas left stunned after finding an essay she wrote as a schoolgirl tucked inside a Bible she bought at a secondhand store, more than 2,000 miles away from where she grew up .

San Clemente resident, Marion Shurtleff, noticed some folded sheets of yellowed paper tucked into its pages but did not pay attention to them for two months, the Huffington Post reported.

The cancer survivor told CBS News that when she opened it, she instantly saw her name and then noticed that even the handwriting was hers.

"I hollered. I started shaking. I cried. I had goose bumps," she said.

The writing was an old essay that she had written to earn a Girl Scouts merit badge.

The woman, who was confused about the incident, is trying to trace the original owner of the Bible, to find out what made them keep the yellowing handwritten pages for so long. (ANI)


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