SEAL Widow's Hunt for Lost Ring Goes Viral on Facebook

Search for missing wedding band goes viral
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 7, 2011 12:57 PM CDT
File photo: The lost ring has "Kimberly" inscribed.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Kimberly Vaughn is getting some serious help—or at least good wishes—as she looks for her lost wedding ring. Vaughn's husband, Aaron, was a Navy SEAL killed in August when the Taliban shot down a helicopter in Afghanistan. Kimberly noticed her ring was missing on Oct. 1—the problem is that she started out at a hotel in Deer Park, Texas, that morning and ended up in Washington, DC, after boarding two flights. The silver ring, with "Kimberly" engraved inside, could be anywhere in between. Her Facebook page has registered more than 10,000 "likes" this week as the story goes viral, notes the Army Times.

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