**ANOTHER UPDATE!!!****Update to the camera found on the cruise ship...News story video link!!!

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Posted 1/25/2013 by ~just karen~ in NSBR Board
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Posted: 1/26/2013 10:37:11 AM
unbelievable, wonderful and fantastic.. wow! Way to go peas and the thoughtfulness that went into finding the owners!


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Posted: 1/26/2013 10:45:41 AM
Yay, Karen and Jen! What a awesome ending to a wonderful act of kindness!

And yay to the shout out to Michigan being a Michigander myself!!!!



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Posted: 1/26/2013 11:00:39 AM
I love this story!!!! Karen, I love that you cared enough to take it upon yourself to find these people rather than just turning the camera into 'lost and found' on the cruise ship!!!!!

Awesome press for 2Peas too.

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Posted: 1/26/2013 11:09:54 AM
This is such a cool story! Just goes to show that the "Power of the Peas" can do amazing things! Way to go, Karen, for making sure the camera got back to the owner!



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Posted: 1/26/2013 12:19:03 PM
Good things happen to good people you have lots of good coming your way Karen. The peas are awesome and that was a great story.


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Posted: 1/26/2013 1:37:10 PM
Glad to know I wasn't the only one with tears as I watched that story. What a wonderful ending. Way to go Karen, Jen and 2 peas


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Posted: 1/26/2013 3:13:13 PM
BTT for latest update!

Thank you everyone!! I'm really beyond words right now.

Check out the latest update in my OP.


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Posted: 1/26/2013 4:10:54 PM
WOW! Just WOW! I'll bet you are on the TODAY Show later this week! If not, you should be!

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Posted: 1/26/2013 4:21:02 PM
LOVE the news story!!
So awesome... made me tear up!!

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Posted: 1/26/2013 4:27:38 PM
Loved this story. I teared up when I saw how much that grandma was touched by getting her precious grandchildren pictures back.


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Posted: 1/26/2013 4:48:59 PM
Best Pea story ever! You are amazing, Karen!


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Posted: 1/26/2013 4:55:51 PM
What a great story! Made me tear up.


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Posted: 1/26/2013 5:16:51 PM
I think this is now one of my favorite 2Peas stories, right up there with Dharma's dogs stealing baby Jesus.

You did good girl.


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Posted: 1/26/2013 5:57:09 PM
Please link the news story from WDIV.

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Posted: 1/26/2013 6:26:17 PM
That is so cool! The news story actually brought tears to my eyes. Good job!

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Posted: 1/26/2013 6:34:42 PM

I'm such a sap, I sat hear with tears of joy for her.

<sniff> Me too!!

I LOVE this story, and it's really cool they did a news story on it so we could all share in watching the family get it back. Great job!!!!

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Posted: 1/26/2013 6:35:31 PM
This has got to be the best advertising twopeas could have ever asked for! I wonder if we'll get a whole whack of newbies now?

Such an awesome story.

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Posted: 1/26/2013 6:41:23 PM

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Posted: 1/26/2013 6:48:21 PM
This just warms my heart.


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Posted: 1/26/2013 7:17:10 PM
That's awesome, Karen!

It has me tearing up too.

I'll have to look for it on the channel 4 website!



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Posted: 1/26/2013 7:34:33 PM
Aww. That was a fabulous way to wrap up this story.


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Posted: 1/26/2013 7:50:34 PM
I just love feel-good crap like this .

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Posted: 1/26/2013 7:52:52 PM
How awesome!!!

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Posted: 1/26/2013 7:59:12 PM
That is a pretty awesome story!! Thanks for sharing!

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Posted: 1/26/2013 8:48:48 PM
The Power of Peas...

Ain't it great?

Karen, wonderful!!

Allergies must be acting up, I'm all teary eyed.

Anyone that sees the "Michigan side" of the story, please post links!!!

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Posted: 1/26/2013 8:58:12 PM
OMG. I just listened to the whole news story, complete with lovely Canadian accents. This is a FABULOUS story!!!

I love that the owners were found in FIVE hours. Just amazing. 2Peas is totally amazing and so are you Karen (and Jen)!!


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Posted: 1/26/2013 10:14:39 PM
Karen - if you can, post the link from WDIV. I can't seem to find it on their hot mess of a website!


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Posted: 1/26/2013 10:17:45 PM
I LOVE this story! I read the original thread shortly after it started, and to see it arrive in the owners hand like that was a perfect ending!

complete with lovely Canadian accents

I didn't detect any accents....

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Posted: 1/27/2013 4:45:00 PM
Any link to the 2nd TV story?

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Posted: 1/27/2013 4:59:57 PM
Such a wonderful story - thanks for trying to find the owners and for sharing this with us and thank you Jen for your help with Karen's search....

The power of the Peas!!!!!!!

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Posted: 1/27/2013 6:39:23 PM
BTT for 2nd update:

***2nd Update: Sunday 1/27***
The story never aired! The story of the deceased man who loved burger king and the whole funeral procession went through the drive through must have been more important!! (Actual story!!)

I didn't have a chance to call the women who set it all up today to find out if/when it will air. What a crazy day of emotions and nervousness ended in disappointment when the clocked turned 11:30 and it wasn't on!!! I was told it was suppose to be on either the 6pm or 11pm news!



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Posted: 1/27/2013 7:52:17 PM
The Burger King funeral is a local news story for me and it's funny to see that it's getting national attention. And I agree that I think your story should be featured on The Today Show.

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Posted: 1/28/2013 3:43:12 AM
What a morning.. I watched Downton Abbey and cried and now your news link and teared up some more. You must feel so good to have made this lady so happy!

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Posted: 1/28/2013 4:04:50 AM
What a hoot, it was so funny seeing the screen shots from the original thread.

Best story ever!


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Posted: 1/28/2013 5:39:06 AM
Thank you for proving there really are still good people in the world! I agree - the Today Show needs to hear about this!

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Posted: 1/28/2013 4:56:56 PM
I was away for the weekend and just saw the news report now! Super cool!


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Posted: 1/28/2013 5:04:19 PM
I love the local aspect to this story. I'm on the BC end of things and no, there were no accents in that news story at all!

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Posted: 1/28/2013 5:50:20 PM
I sent the links to this msg board & the facebook post to CBC Radio Two.

They have not replied back to me but I was hoping they would contact the two main parties involved.

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Posted: 1/28/2013 5:56:23 PM
I just had a chance to watch the BC news video, and it really tugged at my heartstrings! What a great story.

(eta...sorry your interview didn't air, Karen. Your kindness is so appreciated by that family!)

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Posted: 1/31/2013 9:46:37 PM
I finally got a chance to watch the news story! How wonderful all the way around. Karen you internet savvy lady, you! I just love that grandma. And yes they were so appreciative. Very cool to see twopeas and your thread get this positive attention as well.


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Posted: 2/1/2013 1:02:35 AM

How fun that this story made the news. I'm glad that the camera has made it safely home again.

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