Michael Pelley

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Michael Pelley's hobby is scuba diving to rescue people’s lost valuables. He takes requests through Facebook and YouTube.

‘Merman Mike’ scuba dives to retrieve people’s lost keepsakes in Sacramento

Michael Pelley's hobby is scuba diving to rescue people’s lost valuables. He takes requests through Facebook and YouTube.

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