David Shankbone / CC Patti gets her stuff back. Cries. Vancouver, BC, Canada / Rock 101 - Greatest Hits 70s 80s & 90s Dean Hill October 16, 2015 04:55 pm There are wonderful people in the world. Ask Patti Smith. She recently had some important personal items returned to her after they were stolen 36 years ago. It happened in front of several witnesses too. Great story! Read it here.