Found! Social media helps find owner of camera lost near Lake Superior
Aug 25, 2018 07:55AM
● By Editor
From CBC News · August 25, 2018
Three avid anglers — two from Minnesota and one from London, Ont., — have developed a unique friendship thanks to the power of social media and a lost camera.
Shawn Perich and Al Lutkevich from Minnesota said they reached out to CBC Thunder Bay's outdoor columnist, Gord Ellis, to help them search for the owner of a camera they found while fishing on Lake Superior last May.
"When we were doing the interview, Gord said that he thought we'd find the owner within a day, and I've got to say, at the back of my mind I was thinking, 'yeah right,"' Perich said.
The story aired on the CBC's Superior Morning radio show on Thursday morning and was posted on social media shortly after; Perich said that's when he received a message from someone in London.
"[The story] popped up on my Facebook feed at about seven or eight o'clock central time," Perich explained, "and by [the time] I got to work ... I had a Facebook message from Tyler Stanfield saying, 'I heard you found my camera.'"