Texas family reunited with lost quilt made of deceased son's clothes

 What was lost is now found and safely returned.

A Texas family who lost a cherished quilt is now headed back home.

The Mantanona's lost their 8-year-old son, Jarrett, to a drunk driver four years ago.

To remember him, they had a quilt made of the boy's clothing.

But while on a family vacation to Orlando, the couple's 7-year-old son lost it at Orlando International Airport.

While in a frenzy to find it, Michelle Mantanona posted the story to Facebook, which quickly went viral.

And, at OIA it was all hands on deck to find the precious memento.

Then on Thursday, the email everyone had been waiting for came.

A janitor at OIA found the quilt in one of the supply closets and quickly contacted the family.

Now, the quilt is back where it belongs with the Mantanona's.

The family was on vacation in Central Florida to go to SeaWorld, a place their 8-year-old son never got to visit.

Since they spent most of their time in Orlando worrying about the lost quilt, SeaWorld gave them four passes to enjoy the park another time.

And, the janitor who found the quilt is now $500 richer.

The Orlando Police Department awarded the man who helped find the family's missing treasure.


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