10-year-old Antioch boy recognized for returning missing wallet

Nasim Lawrence was recognized at an Antioch City Council meeting for returning a wallet, Tuesday, March 8, 2016. (KGO-TV)

A 10-year-old boy from Antioch who returned a missing wallet its rightful owner was recognized Tuesday night during a city council meeting.

Nasim Lawrence found a wallet containing a woman's driver's license, a debit card, and $38 in cash at a motocross event in Oakland in January. He mailed the wallet to its owner, Taylor Sloan, in Sonoma County, along with an adorable letter.

"The fact that he took the time to write it and it was so cute and my favorite line was -- I'm glad I got it instead of some bad person," said Sloan.

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"I wanted to make her happy and make her feel better about her losing something," said Nasim.



Sloan was so moved, she posted about the wallet and letter on Facebook. From there, it went viral.

Sloan has since written back to Nasim thanking him. She also gave him a bag of candy, and a $20 reward.

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