A father’s ring, faith objects and the handling of Surfside condo collapse possessions
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SURFSIDE, Fla. – On Sunday, Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett held up a cellphone photo of a search commander holding a ring they believe belongs to still-missing Champlain Towers South resident Dr. Brad Cohen. A bracelet made by Cohen’s 12-year-old daughter, whom Burkett saw praying by herself days after the collapse, adorns Burkett’s left wrist. But the ring is being kept in a Miami-Dade Police property and evidence section at the site of the collapsed tower, which demonstrates the dual significance of belongings found in the rubble — possessions of varying personal spiritual, sentimental and i...