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Lost camera reunited with owner after six years drifting in the ocean

A photographer has been reunited with her Canon PowerShot camera, six years after losing it in the ocean off Hawaii. The camera, which was in a waterproof housing, drifted for thousands of miles to the coast of Taiwan, where it was picked up by an employee of China Airlines. The airline identified its owner, Lindsay Scallion of Georgia, USA from photos on the memory card.

This is what a consumer-grade waterproof housing looks like after six years at sea. Lindsay Scallan’s Canon PowerShot camera drifted thousands of miles from Hawaii to Taiwan. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

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