WATCH: Christmas has come early for a Salt Spring Island woman who lost a priceless diamond ring thanks to an unlikely hero. That hero is a homeless Nanaimo man who did everything he could to find the ring since she accidentally dropped it with change in the hand of another homeless man.
Trudging through the snow Monday, Raymond Ahlstrom was feeling the spirit of the season like he hadn’t in years. The homeless Nanaimo man was about to give a priceless gift and make someone’s Christmas come early.
“Do you feel good today?” CHEK News asked him. “Yeah,” Ahlstrom said with tears in his eyes. “Yeah I do.”
The 52-year-old’s been on a mission ever since CHEK News interviewed him on Sunday.
“It struck a cord,” said Ahlstrom.
We told him how Trinda Gajek was looking everywhere for a young homeless man she had handed over all her change to in a Nanaimo parking …