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Family shocked. $70,000 in stolen jewels taken at airport returned

Miracles do happen.

The Agrawal family from California landed at Logan Airport in Boston for a wedding. They came with $70,000 worth of jewelry packed in their luggage.

CBS Boston reports Raka and Vineet Agrawal shepherded their two children and all their bags into a rideshare vehicle.

It wasn’t until well after they departed that they realized they had left the suitcase with the jewelry at the curb.

“My husband called the police right away,” Raka Agrawal told WBZ-TV. “They were able to find the bag and when he located the bag which was literally 15 minutes later, he noticed the bag was unzipped.”

The jewels passed down over generations of their family were gone.

Massachusetts State Police combed through airport surveillance video to identify the suspect and track down the jewelry about a week later.

A family’s ties to their ancestors had been rescued. Jewelry thought lost forever is now back with the Agrawals so they can pass it on to the next generation.

”(I am) Incredibly grateful. I have no idea, but we can only imagine the level of coordination this has taken,” Vineet is reported to have said, according to India New England.

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