Donald Rabin left a $22,000 flute on a Chicago train, and a homeless man helped him retrieve it

“FLUTE EMERGENCY,” Rabin, 23, wrote. “My flute was left on the train. … I’m desperate to find it because it is my joy, career, and sole passion in this world. … I just hope that a kind soul is out there with my instrument.”

Against all odds, Rabin got a message back. A homeless man had found the silver and 18-karat-gold flute, but there was a catch: He’d have to accompany him to a pawnshop and pay $550 to retrieve it.

“There was no way that was happening,” Rabin told The Washington Post in an interview late Thursday.

It would take a conscientious pawnshop owner and the help of the Chicago police, but Rabin eventually got back his prized flute, without having to pay the $550.

“I really do empathize with the homeless couple,” Rabin told The Post. “I believe in second chances, and I wanted to give him the

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If cookware is on your holiday wish list, you’ll definitely want to check out Macy’s Black Friday deals. The store will have deep cuts on sets from top-tier brands like Cuisinart, Rachael Ray, Calphalon

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5 Things To Keep In Mind Earlier Than Beginning A Home Improvement Project

They present that wielding an influence drill has nothing to do with your gender—it’s all about taking the time to be taught a skill. Drew and the group at Efficiency delivered as promised and we are delighted by their work and professionalism. Drew was extraordinarily affected person with us as we deliberated on a technique to update old, single sash home windows in our 1904 farmhouse. We wanted to be interval appropriate with a long lasting product whereas House & Home Improvement needing to stay within a price range the place one can often reduce corners and not be happy with the tip result. Drew successfully navigated us by way of the myriad of choices to ship an answer meeting all our criterion. The installation team was high notch and engineered on site options to deal with some old house peculiarities.

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