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Doing the right thing always pays off, whether it be immediately, or years down the road. The former was true for Glen James, a homeless man who turned in a backpack filled with over $40,000 in cash and traveler's checks. That's right, he flagged down a police officer after he found the backpack at the South Bay Mall in Boston. The man who lost it told workers at a nearby store and they called police, who later returned the backpack to him. A good Samaritan, Ethan Whittington, started a fund for James on the crowdfunding site, and currently, over $123,000USD in donations have been made. Continue reading for the news report and more information.

According to Yahoo, "Whittington, a 27-year-old from Midlothian, who is an accounts manager for a marketing firm, said he decided to try to raise money for James after reading about his honesty. Now Whittington says he's overwhelmed by the generosity of strangers."


This entry was posted on 09/20/2013 03:00am and is filed under Random, World News .
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