VALDESE, NC (WBTV) - Terry Shook thought he'd probably never see his wallet again. He knew it would be impossible to get it back with the $1,600 cash still inside it.
But Terry didn't realize when he lost his wallet in October, that the guy who found it would have a heart of gold.
John Hoffman was driving on I-40 in Burke County on Monday when papers in the back of his truck started flying around. He pulled over to secure the blow-aways, when he was blown away by a brown wallet laying on the ground.
Hoffman never even considered keeping the wallet, even when he found $1,600 inside.
Hoffman turned it all over to the Valdese Police Department. Terry Shook got it all back.
Two guys shook hands over a simple gesture of honesty, and a good example of the good still left in the world.