NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Here is the story of lost and found — starring a Hollywood legend with a reputation as an all around upstanding guy, and a Fordham University senior who was quite excited.

Habitual good Samaritan Tom Hanks found a college student ID card belonging to a woman named Lauren. He didn’t say where, but it was presumably in Central Park where the Fordham University senior routinely does her Pilates.

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Hanks knew just how to reach her, on his massively popular Twitter page.

As CBS2’s Dave Carlin reported, Hanks covered her last name and sent out a tweet.

“Lauren! I found your student ID in the park. If you still need it my office will get to you. Hanx.”

On Tuesday, CBS2’s Alice Gainer found Lauren — Fordham University senior Lauren Whitmore to be exact.

Whitmore, who is a performance artist, is now a little bit famous in a flash.

“I don’t have a Twitter, but one of my professors emailed me with a link to Twitter and said, ‘you’re famous,'” she said.

Whitmore said she was out running in Central Park on Monday when she must have dropped the card.

“It was ironic, I was thinking about it, you know I was out for a run, Forrest — I don’t know,” she said.

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Her remark, of course, is a reference to Hanks’ role in Forrest Gump.

“I have not spoken to Tom Hanks personally, if he has my ID and would like to give it back I will surely meet him to do that,” she said.

Especially since she spent $20 to get a new ID printed.

Fordham students hope she gets a face to face with the Oscar winner.

“I’d be a little embarrassed,” Shayan Artuz said, “I hate my ID picture, but if Tom Hanks found it I can’t really complain.”

Hanks made a social media splash in March after one of his credit cards went missing.

A thoughtful New Yorker found his credit card and returned it to the star, prompting Hanks to tweet a public thank you. Again, he spelled Hanks with an X on the end.

“A guy named Tony found my credit card on the street in NYC and returned it! Tony! You make this city even greater! Thanks. HANX.”

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Proof that castaway credit cards and IDs get Hollywood endings in the Big Apple.