Sometimes, it’s genuinely hard to get mad at little kids — especially your own children. They’re adorable and don’t mean any harm, but sometimes they can be downright destructive. Here’s a compilation of some of the most expensive things kids have lost, damaged, or destroyed.
There was a family man who worked in the diamond district in New York City. Over the years, he had periodically gifted his wife with various pieces of very fine, high-end diamond jewelry. The couple also had a preschool-aged daughter… uh oh. One day, after the woman had taken the time to clean all over her prized diamonds, she left them on a towel in the bathroom to dry. She assumed that it was a safe place to put them. She was horribly mistaken. Soon after, her daughter thought she’d help out her mother and attempted to wash the diamonds in the toilet. Every last diamond was flushed away. Hundreds of thousands of dollars down the toilet, like a dead goldfish.
Speaking of fish…