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Bottle returned after 30 years

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More than 30 years after putting a hand-written note in a bottle and tossing it into the ocean, a Queensland mother finally got a response – from a man raised in her home town.

On Easter Sunday, 1976, the then 18-year-old Marie Myatt of Ipswich had just attended a Christian camp on Great Keppel Island when she slipped the note inside a clear wine bottle and threw it into the sea. She then headed home to her job as an accountant’s stenographer in Ipswich.

In a bizarre coincidence, Ipswich-born and raised Mark Hutchins discovered the bottle on a beach near Yeppoon in September this year, just kilometres from where Ms Myatt, 48, tossed the bottle.

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November 11, 2006 Posted by | Uncategorized | Comments Off on Bottle returned after 30 years