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How Lou Asci Found A Diamond Ring In The Ocean With A Metal Detector

Lou Asci was drawn to a Facebook post by Francesca Teal in Hampton Beach Residents & Friends.

Lou Asci was drawn to a Facebook post by Francesca Teal in Hampton Beach Residents & Friends. She had asked in the post for "anyone who might have a metal detector" to look for her ring, which had been lost in the water at a New Hampshire beach. A round cut diamond was set in a white gold band and engagement ring. Lou Asci seized the opportunity to dive in with his metal detector before low tide, which was at 4:20 a.m., as soon as he learned about the incident. that particular day

Asci is working hard. He lives in Marshfield, which is more than 75 miles from North Beach, and could have ignored the post by simply swiping up on his phone. However, he decided to intervene because of the significance of the ring to Teal. He did not leave any stone unturned in his search, knowing that it once belonged to her great-grandmother, as mentioned in the Facebook post: "We've all lost something that was important to us." "I had to put in some effort." Asci's children gave him a metal detector for Father's Day about five years ago. Despite his lack of experience, locating misplaced items has long been one of his favourite pastimes.

Arriving at the location Asci took notice of Teal's Facebook post about the unfortunate loss and contacted her to confirm whether the ring was still missing. The next evening, August 9, Asci arrived at the beach with his wife, who agreed to accompany him on his search for the ring. "My wife and I decided to sleep in the car next to the beach, because I wanted to be there early for low tide," they explained after finding a parking spot. The investigation Teal returned to Facebook to tell Asci where she went for her swim and where she thought the ring fell off.

Asci scoured the 65-degree water while wearing a wetsuit and a headlamp. He did find a man's wedding band, which he was eager to return to its rightful owner, but he had no luck finding what he had jumped into the water for. But he wasn't going to give up looking for it. He works in the Boston Logan International Airport's communications centre. Frustrated that he couldn't find Teal's diamond ring, he declared that he doesn't take no for an answer and was determined to keep looking until he found the heirloom. Asci's agitation and return His excursion was fruitless, but he couldn't get the ring out of his mind. He had a feeling

On August 12th, he returned to the beach to continue his search, this time without his wife. He discovered Teal and her husband in the same location; married for almost two years, they both attempted to find the ring together. Teal went on to explain to Asci where she thought she lost the ring and how she did so. "Being able to meet him and talk to him, you could tell in his eyes he was super determined," she said when she saw Asci again.

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