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Necklace flushed down toilet returned months later

Meghan Roberts/Marin Independent Journal via Associated Press

Ann Aulakh viewed her necklace, which was returned to her months after she accidentally flushed it down the toilet.

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. - A California woman has her gold necklace back months after she accidentally flushed it down her toilet.

San Rafael sanitation district employees were performing routine cleaning work on a pipeline last month when they came across Ann Aulakh’s necklace.

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Aulakh’s friend had left a message with the district after the chain was lost.

Kris Ozaki, a sewer maintenance supervisor, said workers remembered the message and used it to trace the necklace back to Aulakh.

A worker dropped it off at her home.

Aulakh told the Marin Independent Journal that the necklace was a gift from her husband on their first Christmas together in 1993.

Aulakh said she was certain the necklace had been lost for good after she inadvertently flushed it down the toilet in October.

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