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This Widower Thought He'd Never Hear His Wife's Voice Again. Then, His Phone Company Stepped In.

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Stan Beaton, of Northern England, lost his wife more than a decade ago, but an answering machine recording she made before she passed allowed him to hear her voice every day, BBC reported. Then, suddenly, the message was gone.

Virgin Media, Beaton’s phone company, accidentally deleted the message but immediately assigned 10 employees to trying to bring it back.

BBC Radio Leeds was present to capture Beaton’s joy and surprise when he got to hear his late wife’s voice again after thinking it was lost forever.

That’s her,” Beaton says in the video below. “Wonderful. Wonderful.”

Watch the entire interaction in the video below: 

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Originally published: February 2, 2015
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