Posten told CNN she was tracking storm activity in her area and immediately thought the photo could be debris from storm damage in Kentucky. She said she couldn’t see any other debris near her home. “No tree limbs, no shingles, nothing like that,” 彼女は言いました, 追加する, “It’s pretty remarkable.”
Posten said she posted the photo on her social media accounts in hopes of finding its owners.
Facebookで, Posten was able to connect with Cole Swatzell from Dawson Springs, ケンタッキー, who said the photo belonged to his family.
Dawson Springs is more than 150 miles southwest of New Albany.
“To think this traveled so far, this is my dad’s grandparents,” Swatzell wrote in the comments section of Posten’s Facebook post.
Swatzell told CNN his family is trying to determine which household the photo came from and said his family plans to meet with Posten later in the week to retrieve the photo.
“(Social media is) a really powerful informational tool and when it’s at its best, it’s excellent and I’m thankful that when we use it for things like this that it has the power to connect us,” Posten said. “It has the power to accomplish things that are next to impossible.”