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Diver-for-hire finds woman's rings in Lake Minnetonka

Marisa Nelson was shattered when she lost her wedding and engagement bands on the muddy bottom of Lake Minnetonka. But a quick Internet search put her in touch with recreational scuba diver Denny Geffre, who found the rings in about 10 minutes.
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Marisa Nelson was shattered when she lost her wedding and engagement bands on the muddy bottom of Lake Minnetonka. But a quick Internet search put her in touch with recreational scuba diver Denny Geffre, who found the rings in about 10 minutes.

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