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Woman finds late husband’s wedding ring 35 years after he lost it

The mother-of-seven discovered the ring on Saturday, April 23, when she was clearing around the base of an apple tree.

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Ann Kendrick holds her late husband's wedding ring. (James Dadzitis via SWNS)

By Lauren Beavis via SWNS

A 90-year-old has found her late husband's wedding ring under an apple tree - 35 years after he lost it in their garden.

Ann Kenrick says Peter, who passed away 22 years ago, lost his band while working in their back garden in Looe, Cornwall, England in 1987.

The mother-of-seven discovered the ring on Saturday, April 23, when she was clearing around the base of an apple tree.

She said she was "very excited" to find the ring and added that her husband would have been "as surprised as her."

Ann Kendrick holds her late husband's wedding ring. (James Dadzitis via SWNS)
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Ann told the BBC: "It didn't look at all like a wedding ring - it looked like a dirty piece of bent metal.

"I looked at it and thought 'no, it couldn't be'. I was really quite excited.

''When I was telling a friend about it I got a bit choked up."

Ann's son, Bob Kenrick, 57, runs a restaurant near his home in Dartmouth, Devon.

He said: "Mum was very emotional and over the moon. It wasn't the first thing that went missing - he used to lose all sorts of things.''

Ann said she will get the ring repaired and wear it as a necklace in memory of her late husband.

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