Ga. woman's camera washes ashore in Taiwan

A Georgia woman has been reunited with her camera and photos after the camera she lost during a 2007 trip to Hawaii washed ashore in Taiwan. CBS/WGCL

NEWNAN, Ga. A Georgia woman has been reunited with her camera and photos after the camera she lost during a 2007 trip to Hawaii washed ashore in Taiwan.

Lindsay Scallan says she was on a scuba diving trip when she lost her camera during a night dive.

"It was towards the end of the trip and my pictures were on there and it was my first experience there, so I was pretty upset about it. But what are you going to do?" Scallan told WGCL-TV.

Scallan said she recently got a Facebook message from a high school friend saying his wife found an article on a Hawaiian television station's website about a lost camera. Scallan says a China Airlines employee found the camera and says all the images were still on the memory card.

"China Airlines has offered to pay for me to go out there and my room, board and my food and everything," said Scallan. "An all expenses paid trip to come out there and get my camera back and meet the guy that found it. It's been a wild ride."

Scallan calls the experience social media at its best.

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