Good Samaritan finds and returns camera with dozens of memories to the rightful owner

Katie Conner said she thought the camera was long gone, in Medford, Oregon, on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017 (KTVL/Ariana Rakhshani).

MEDFORD, Ore.-- Everyone knows you can get a deal when shopping at Goodwill, but sometimes, you get more than you bargained for.

Shopper Sarah Thomas said it all started at the Goodwill As Is Outlet. She purchased a designer diaper bag--that normally costs about $200--for just $3. She said when she brought it home, she could feel something, somewhere in the bag.

She said she found a hole, and inside it, a camera. Sarah said on the SD card, there were dozens of photos of a baby and his mother. Thomas said there was no hesitation; she knew what she had to do.

"I didn't buy a camera, I bought a bag, and that's wrong," Thomas said. "I live by the golden rule. I would hate someone to do that to me."

Thomas posted some of the pictures to Facebook, and within the hour, she was able to put a name with the face in the pictures.

"Thank you so much," Katie Conner told Thomas.

Conner said the pictures on the SD card are from 2011.

"It's been a while since I've seen this camera," Conner said. "I think we thought it was long gone."

Conner said she could not wait to go through the camera and check out all of those past memories. She said she may still even have the camera charger.

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