After 20 Years, Lost Luggage Is Returned To Tuscon Woman At first, she thought the call was about other luggage she'd lost recently. She had gotten that luggage back, and now she's gotten back her faith in the airline industry.

After 20 Years, Lost Luggage Is Returned To Tuscon Woman

After 20 Years, Lost Luggage Is Returned To Tuscon Woman

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At first, she thought the call was about other luggage she'd lost recently. She had gotten that luggage back, and now she's gotten back her faith in the airline industry.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

I once lost my luggage while traveling over the holidays and it turned up two weeks later. That's nothing compared to what a Tucson woman went through - for her it was 20 years.

She got a call from the TSA this week saying they had her bag at lost and found. Inside it, handwritten notes and a very old address. At first she thought the call was about other luggage that she had lost recently, which she also got back, along with - we hope - her faith in the airline industry. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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