“I just really thought about what I would want someone to do if I were to drop my wallet,” Opdyke told KOVR. “And then I thought about the house. I thought about the family who lived there.”
Opdyke was delivering fliers to homes in Elk Grove on behalf of his uncle’s business, StrikeZone Pest Control, on Friday when he spotted the wallet on the ground outside Melissa Vang’s house, reports the Sacramento Bee. It was her husband’s money clip, she said.
The teen knocked on the property’s door in a bid to give the cash back, but Vang was too afraid to answer to a stranger. So he held the wallet up to a surveillance camera and then hid it underneath the doormat:
Opdyke later returned to check on the wallet and was greeted by Vang and her two children, per CBS Sacramento. “It’s sad that I didn’t trust him to open my door when he was just …