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Ben Wilson was flying in a private plane at 9,300 above Texas when a pressure change caused a door latch to give way. “The pressure popped and a newspaper flew out,” Wilson said. “But I didn’t see the phone go. After we got back I looked for it on the floor and in my briefcase but couldn’t find it.” Wilson’s phone was still working, and he was able to track it to a field near Joplin. Wilson and the pilot, Will Warnock, drove out to Joplin and jumped a fence near where the phone said it was located. About that time, a donkey joined the search party. “It was by the side of the road south of Jacksboro, under a mesquite tree,” said Wilson. “The donkey pointed out where it was.” The donkey’s help was rewarded with ginger snaps. “It was in one piece, scratched a bit on the corners but it still worked,” Wilson said. (MS/Wichita Falls Times Record) ...At least some jackass didn’t give them any trouble about it.
Original Publication Date: 30 August 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 22.

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