Mother’s ashes wash up on beach after 4 years, 1,000 miles away


(WJAR/CNN) – Cindy Rounds died in 2010 at the age of 53 without ever realizing her dream of traveling.

So her daughter in Rhode Island decided to symbolically send her mom on a world tour. She placed her mother’s ashes and personal story in a bottle and sent it out to sea in September 2013.

Then years later, on Friday, Rounds made contact with her family one more time – sort of.

The bottle returned to shore more than 1,000 miles away in Florida.

The video tells the family’s heartwarming story.

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