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GALVESTON With his metal detector and scoop shovel, an islander found a valuable diamond engagement ring buried nearly a foot in the surf and returned it to its jubilant owner.

Clyde Longworth, 54, owner of a Galveston lawn-care business, heard from a friend about a Daily News classified advertisement placed earlier this month by Lisa Olson, which stated she lost the platinum ring near 45th Street and Seawall Boulevard.

Olson jumped for joy when Longworth reunited her with the lost treasure, which had 11 diamonds. The moment Olson lost the ring was captured on video, Longworth said.

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