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Stolen E.T. Statue Returned To Owner

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Stolen E.T. Statue Returned To Owner

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Stolen E.T. Statue Returned To Owner

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A British woman had a break-in back in September, and thieves stole a life-size statue of E.T. She thought it was gone for good until last week, when a passerby saw it floating in a river and called the police. They reunited the statue with its owner.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. A British woman had a break-in in September. Thieves stole a life-size statue of E.T., the extraterrestrial from the famous film. She thought it was gone for good until last week, when a passerby saw it floating in a river and called the police. They reunited the statue with its owner. So, a little late for the holidays, a little soggy, E.T. finally did phone home. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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