BOSTON (CBS) – Airports around the country will be incredibly busy over the next few weeks. And you can imagine, some passengers will be leaving things behind.

But it turns out, those things aren’t lost forever.

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Thousands of misplaced items end up in the lost and found.

The TSA holds items left at checkpoints for 30 days, but only about 10 percent is ever claimed.

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CLICK HERE for more information about the TSA Lost & Found.

Travelers who lose items in other areas of the airport should check that airport’s website for Lost & Found information.

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