September 12th, 2014
09:55 AM ET

Years Later, 9/11 Memorial Bracelet Washes Up on Beach

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," a family is reunited with a piece of jewelry that honors the father they lost in 9/11.  CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

Thirteen years ago, Michael Otten's family had engraved bracelets made to remember the fallen firefighter.

Otten's son Jonathan treasured his, saying recently:

"It's a whole memory of how my childhood was, what happened, I just remember wearing it for two or three years, up until I lost it."

He was only eight then. And Jonathan lost it in the worst possible place - in the surf on a Long Island beach.

That was ten years ago.  But that's not the end of the story.

Marlene Quinn, an emergency room nurse, was recently walking on a local beach when she looked down and spotted the missing bracelet.

Quinn used the engraving to get the item back home.

“I find comfort in it that it’s a sign. He’s here. He’s with us," Michael Otten's wife Marion said.

"He’s got our backs and it doesn’t get much clearer than this.”

See the full story at CNN affiliate WCBS.

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