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'It was fate:' Bay Area dad is reunited with a lost gift from his late father - KTVU San Francisco

MARTINEZ, Calif. (KTVU) - Sometimes going out of your way with a simple gesture and act of thoughtfulness can yield gifts beyond anything you expected.

That was the experience of Martinez resident Kelly DeBlander, who says it was fate that brought her to return a treasured gold bracelet belonging to a little girl last Sunday, back into the hands of the child's father almost a year after it was lost.

The bracelet was first retrieved during one of DeBlander's daily walk. It is a route that she's taken for more than five years.

The delicate piece of jewelry in the middle of the road caught her eye as the morning sunlight bounced off it.

It was small and clearly belonged to a child.

DeBlander says she picked up the item and kept it in her walking pouch for a few months with hopes she would one day come across its owner.

She thought if she ever saw someone in the area with a child, perhaps during one of her walks, she would ask if that person had...

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