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Woman found after actor tweets about her lost student ID

/ 08:32 PM October 07, 2015
In this Oct. 4, 2015, file photo, Tom Hanks attends the New York Film Festival "Bridge of Spies" premiere at Alice Tully Hall in New York. WNBC-TV reports Hanks found a student identification card Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, belonging to a Fordham University student and tweeted a photo of it to find its owner. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)

In this Oct. 4, 2015, file photo, Tom Hanks attends the New York Film Festival “Bridge of Spies” premiere at Alice Tully Hall in New York. AP

NEW YORK  — Tom Hank’s tweet worked. A woman named Lauren who lost her Fordham student ID has been found.

The famous actor tweeted a photo of the card on Tuesday after finding it in a park but covered up the woman’s last name with his finger.

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WCBS-TV (http://cbsloc.al/1Ly0M1Q ) says it located Lauren Whitmore, a senior at the New York City university, on Tuesday. She told the station she doesn’t have a Twitter account but that one of her professors sent her a link to Twitter and said, “You’re famous.”

Whitmore says she was jogging in Central Park Monday when the card must have fallen out.

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She says if Hanks wants to return it she’ll “surely meet him to do that.”

Hanks stars in the upcoming Cold War thriller “Bridge of Spies.” TVJ

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