How a Total Stranger Reunited This Woman With Her Forgotten Memories


Rose Hill, 64, from Hillsboro, Oregon, first started experiencing dementia-like symptoms a year ago, according to CBS News. Hill felt disheartened by her memory loss and the lack of a medical diagnosis to explain it. Recently, however, she got a little surprise visit from the past that helped jog her memory.

While going through some bins at a nearby Goodwill outlet, Sara Redlich discovered a packet of Hill’s love letters from 1973. Redlich tracked Hill down to reunite her with the lost letters that turned out to be a correspondence between Hill and her now ex-husband when he was fighting in the Vietnam War.

I remember! You smell the smells. You hear the sounds. You feel like you are back in time and place,” Hill told CBS. “Any recollection feels like total joy.”

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