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Long Island native gets lost ID back 1 year later with note

Christina Egan received this letter returning her driver's

Christina Egan received this letter returning her driver's license that she lost a year ago. Photo Credit: Christina Egan via Facebook

When Massapequa Park native Christina Egan lost her New York State driver's license while out one night a year ago, she ordered a new one and thought nothing of it. 

She definitely didn't expect it to be mailed back to her a year later. 

"Found this on the floor of a bar about a year ago, hope you don't mind I used it for awhile," read an anonymous, handwritten note, with her long-lost ID inside. 

"But -- now I'm 21 so you can have it back!" 

Egan, a recent Columbia University grad, lost her ID last year at a bar on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where she was living at the time. The letter was postmarked from Albany, however. 

"I think probably the girl who had it was in NYC when she found it, but lived or went to school upstate," said Egan. 

Egan shared a photo of the letter on her Facebook page, where it went viral. 

"I never thought it would go any further than Facebook!" said Egan. "I've seen the story in at least two different languages and three more countries. Crazy!"

"I'm sure that ID saw some good times," Egan told WPIX / PIX11. "I'm sure it was a college student trying to enjoy her junior year of college." 

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