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Man loses wallet outside IKEA - then gets note through door which leaves him speechless

A man who lost his wallet while shopping with his wife at IKEA was stunned to get an unusual letter through his door days later.
Gerry McDermott, 63, was fuming when he realised he had misplaced his wallet, containing £80 and all his bank cards, somewhere near the Swedish homeware shop in Warrington.
The self-employed business owner frantically searched for it - even returning to Warrington the next day - but it was nowhere to be found, reports the Liverpool Echo .
Two days later, Gerry received an unusual letter through his door from someone claiming they had found his wallet and wanted to return it.
Gerry said he initially thought the letter had been written by a child because the handwriting was difficult to interpret.
The letter gave an address in Croxeth where Gerry could go to collect his lost wallet - but when he arrived he was surprised to find a young family who had only arrived in Liverpool last week.
Gerry said: "I went to IKEA on Monday afternoon to do a bit of shopping with my wife, came out of the store and thought 's*** - where's my wallet?'
"I couldn't find it. I even drove back to Warrington to scour the ground.
"Then on Wednesday, after I'd gone through the process of reissuing all my cards, I got this note through the door saying someone had found my wallet. They had posted this letter to me.
"I opened this letter and rang the number. A kid answered with a strange accent which I thought was actually American, saying come and get your wallet and bring something so we know it's you.
"I go over and it's a family of five with two young boys and a girl. They would not take a penny off me.
"There was 80 quid in this wallet and all my cards which are contactless - they could have had a field day."
The family, who did not wish to be named, arrived in Liverpool last week from Sweden, where they had been living since emigrating from Kurdistan in 2003.
Gerry said: "They are obviously a really nice family. People have a poor view of immigrants and I want to redress the balance with this."
He added: "It reinforced my belief in human beings.
"I asked them what they were doing here and they said they came from Sweden where the father had been working.
"His missus is working in a bakery here. He said they're happy here - the schools are good. He was decorating his new home."
Although the family wouldn't take anything from Gerry, as a thank you for their kind gesture, he immediately drove back to Asda to buy a gift voucher to help them get settled in their new home.
Speaking about the family's kind gesture, the mother, who asked to remain anonymous, said: "We didn't do this to get anything back - it was just to do the right thing."

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