Illinois Couple Reunited With Missing Prom Photo In Craziest Way
After a polaroid photo of an Illinois couple disappeared on prom day, you'll never guess how they reunited with it days after the dance.
The internet is a very powerful tool. Not only is it entertaining to scroll endlessly on TikTok, Instagram, and YouTube, but social media can connect people in the most unusual ways.
For one couple from Rockford, Illinois, they were taking Prom photos down at Sinnissippi Park with friends when one of their polaroid photos mysteriously disappeared.
Days later, my sister and her boyfriend were walking along the Rock River, near Rockford's City Market, and found the polaroid under a bench - it was in perfect condition!
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I met up with my sister that night and she said, "Look at this polaroid we found of these cute lovers at Prom." I took a closer look and swore I recognized the guy in the photo.
After searching Facebook, I realized my friend, Cassandra, had posted Prom photos of her brother, Christian, and his girlfriend, Dianna, at Sinnissippi wearing the same outfits as the polaroid!
What are the odds?! Thousands of people in Rockford, but it's still such a small world.
I called Cassandra right away and she was actually with her brother. They gasped and I screamed lol. If the internet didn't exist, I don't think I would've thought twice about the photo.
So, thanks to social media for helping this precious photo get reunited with its owners!
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I'm so glad we could find Christian and Dianna, get the adorable photo returned to them, and add to the best memories they'll have from high school.
A big congratulations to these two and the rest of the graduating Class of 2023!