Man loses cellphone in grain pit; you'll never guess where it turned up
Here’s a glimmer of hope for anyone who ever lost a cellphone.
Kevin Whitney thought he’d never see his cellphone again when, while working nine months ago, he dropped it into a pit filled with 280,000 pounds of grain.
Imagine the Oklahoma farmer’s surprise when he got a call recently from a guy in Japan who had found the phone.
Lost phone goes on journey around world and backPlay Video
Bowie, John Legend among artists contributing to 'Spongebob' musical
Julia Roberts, her kids make rare public appearance
Melissa Rivers is wild, witty in 'Fashion Police' return
Don't loan money to friends if you want it back
“He said, ‘Did you lose a cellphone?’” Whitney recalled to TODAY. “I said, ‘Yeah, I lost a cellphone last fall.’”
The device travelled halfway around the globe on a series of ships over the past few months, until it landed in a Japanese grain mill.
Whitney got his phone back, complete with all his photos — including precious pictures of his daughter’s wedding.
“It’s crazy,” Whitney said. “I can’t believe it. What really shocked me about it all, though, when I first got the phone call, was what a small world it is.”