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January 23, 2014

The Heartbreaking Case of a Stolen Banjo in Missoula, MT. ~ Jenna Penielle Lyons

Please give this man’s banjo back.

From the Missoula Craigslist ad I saw this morning:

“Between Sunday evening and Monday morning somebody walked off with the most priceless item that I own, a 1965 Gibson Mastertone that I inherited from my father when he died. It’s both my most sentimentally prized possession and my familys primary means of income at this time.”

You can read the full ad here.

From the Five Precepts of Buddhism or the Ten Commandments, or any other ethical code:

If we steal from another, we steal from ourselves. Instead, we should learn to give and take care of things that belong to our family, to the school, or to the public.

Karma is real—so whoever stole this banjo from this poor man needs to give it back now and needs to apologize.

I’ve heard this man’s music on the street, it’s beautiful, and it’s his only source of income and/or happiness right now.

Be kind and help others out.

Thanks.

 

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Editor: Bryonie Wise

Photo from Craigslist ad.

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