Homeless Man Will Receive Over $72,000

A Boston homeless man is feeling the admiration of almost 3,000 strangers who have donated money to him after he handed in a backpack that he found containing over $40,000 in cash and travelers checks. The Good Samaritan’s cause has raised more than $72,287 since Monday — nearly double what the backpack’s contents were worth. Glen James found the black backpack with $2,400 in cash, $39,500 in travelers checks and a passport [continue reading here]

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