Tom Hanks tries to return lost student ID

Tom Hanks attends the New York Film Festival "Bridge of Spies" premiere at Alice Tully Hall on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)


NEW YORK CITY (WTNH)–  Actor Tom Hanks is paying it forward by trying to return a lost student ID to a New York City college student.

On Tuesday afternoon, the 59-year-old iconic movie star tweeted a photo of the student ID from Fordham University that he found in the park, with a shout out to its owner Lauren.

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The Oscar winner seems to be paying it forward after a New Yorker helped him out earlier this year. The actor tweeted back in March that he had lost his credit card but a stranger named Tony found it and returned it.

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It is unknown at this time if Lauren has contacted Hanks to retrieve her student ID.

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