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Woman finds a treasure inside some old books and wants help to find the owner

LIBERTY, Mo. —  You may have heard stories of people finding treasures in items picked up at a thrift store, but one Missouri woman thought it would never happen to her.

Fox4 says a woman found 18 $100 savings bonds worth an estimated $1,400 in an old book at a discount book store.

The woman, named Paula, bought a stack of books from a store that accepts donated items and sells them to customers for a deal.

According to Fox 4, when she got home she found the savings bonds inside the books!

Now, Paula is on a mission to make sure the savings bonds get back to the rightful owner.

“There are a lot of dishonest people, I’m in a business where I deal with a lot of dishonest people, and with the social security number, you can take somebody’s identity and I don’t want anyone else to have her identity, and I wouldn’t want anyone to have mine and they just need to be back in the right hands,” she said.

If you know who the bonds belong to contact the Clay County Sheriff’s Department by CLICKING HERE.

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