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Girl who lost phone gets lovely video message from strangers who found it; tracks them on Twitter

A girl was handed over her lost phone at the Reading Festival with a wonderful message from the strangers who had found. Go humanity!

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
September 1, 2016 7:29:22 pm
reading phone lost_759_Twitter The time you love a stranger recorded a message on your phone. (In pic) The three girls who found the phone, and the one who lost it (inset). (Source: Twitter)

Just when you thought the world was spiralling downwards, and the future of humanity looked bleak (thanks to the plethora of disturbing news splashed on our screens and newspapers), a small act of kindness is all one needs to make the outlook a lot brighter.

A 20-year-old girl, Kayleigh Budd, from Essex, was distraught when she lost her phone at the Reading Festival, a music extravaganza on the banks of the River Thames. But thanks to the kindness of three girls at the festival grounds, Budd was soon reunited with her phone, and to add to that, there was a sweet heart-warming video message waiting for her in her phone as well.

As it turned out, the three girls who had found the phone had recorded a reassuring message for Budd, saying, “Hi, we found your phone. So, it’s at lost property, we hope you find it by the time it’s there. I’m Charlie, this is Zoe and I’m Georgia. So have a sick rest of Reading and don’t worry we hope you… see this when you find it.”

The young girl, who was visiting the festival for the first time, had been reportedly looking for her phone for 20 minutes, when her friend called it and someone answered saying they had it at lost property. “I was so happy that people were nice enough to hand it in. Sometimes it’s hard for me the trust people and I was nervous about going to Reading as it was my first festival, if it wasn’t for them handing the phone in I wouldn’t have been able to capture the memories,” Budd told Getreading.

Blown away by the kindness of these girls, Budd set out on a mission to find the trio. She tweeted out the video with a message of love of her own.


She then retweeted it with a plea to find the girls, and lo and behold, thanks to the ever-helpful Twitterati and very tiny e-world, they were found.


Now, we’re not sure if these girls managed to meet thereafter. But if they did, we sure hope this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

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