Homeless man gives back $40K, now $50K may be headed his way

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Just when you thought the world was going to hell in a hand-basket, Glen James has come along to give you some hope.

On Saturday night, the homeless man from Dorchester, Massachusetts was taking a break from pan-handling, when he found a bag with $2400 in cash and nearly $40k in traveler’s checks. That’s a lot of money, but James’ conscience wasn’t for sale.

He took the bag to the cops, who found the rightful owner — a student, visiting from China.

As they say, no good deed goes undone, and if you believe, you get double for your trouble. So with that, James has been honored by the Boston Police Department, and an online fundraising campaign — started by a total stranger — has raised over $24,000 and counting for the Good Samaritan.

That site is actually aiming to bring-in $50,000. For more information, click here.

In a written statement, James said he didn’t even think about keeping the cash for himself, because he says God has always looked after him.

Amen to that.


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