FAIRFIELD - The owner of a wedding album that was lost after Hurricane Sandy now has her cherished photos back.

Bette Elio lost her wedding album along Fairfield Beach, and it floated onto property belonging to Nancy Strong on Pine Creek Avenue. Strong made it her mission to find the owner and yesterday, the two met for the first time.

Elio says she is thrilled to have the album back. She lost her husband years ago and says these memories are irreplaceable.