It seems like the older our grandparents get, the more far-fetched their stories become. There’s a lot of wisdom in their tales to be sure, but let’s face it: sometimes they seem a little too fantastical to be true.

The¬†Lopez family was always skeptical about the ridiculous stories their grandfather used to tell… until one day they went up into the attic of his house and made a shocking discovery.

The Lopez family never believed their grandfather’s outlandish stories from his youth. But after he passed away, they made a startling discovery in his attic.

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Their grandfather used to claim that he had located the treasure of Jose Gaspard, a notorious Spanish pirate, many years ago. The children enjoyed the story, but they never took it seriously…until they stumbled upon a mysterious box.

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Among the things they found inside was a crude map of Tampa in the 1930s… but it didn’t stop there.

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They found many Portuguese and Spanish coins from the 1700s, and disturbingly, a preserved human hand.

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Visits to numerous antique stores revealed that the coins were indeed authentic.

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But why would their grandfather keep a human hand? We may never know.

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The Lopez family still doesn’t know what to make of this incredible discovery. While they don’t know what to do with the box, it is now considered a family heirloom.

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Can you imagine finding out that this was real all along? If only they had believed their grandfather when he was still around!

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