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GOOD NEWS! Donors Raise $100,000 for Homeless Man Who Turned in Bag Containing $42K

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Glen James, who lives in a shelter in Boston, found the bag at a shopping mall.

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Debbie G (306)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 2:45 pm
Beautiful, happy ending story. Mankind can be wonderful. Bless the man who honestly turned over the backpack.

Animae C (514)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:03 pm
Instant Kamma at work again!

Jonathan Smithsonian (3)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:07 pm

Alice C (1797)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 3:37 pm
Thanks for the good news : )

Alan Lambert (91)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 4:47 pm
Looks like this good Samaritan is going to be able to get back on his feet and a Chinese tourist will be able to get home. Looks like a win-win to me.

Thursday September 19, 2013, 6:56 pm
Thanks for the great story Cal! God Bless the man!

Sheila D (194)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 7:13 pm
And the GOPTP don't want homeless people in their cities...even putting them in jail. It seems it was just proven that the homeless are more honest than them.

Twyla Sparks (208)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 7:52 pm
Thank you

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 8:03 pm

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 8:38 pm
Marvellous to see that this was accomplished.

So very true GGma Sheila D. The best place for the GOPTP is in the compost pile. Perhaps many of the homeless could run their states with more compassion and common sense that those in the GOPTP.

Mike H (252)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 8:59 pm
Good karma!

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 19, 2013, 10:47 pm
An amazing. story. Thanks.

Suzan F (137)
Friday September 20, 2013, 1:07 am
The sad thing here is that a lot of homeless people are just everyday folks who had a streak of bad luck. It could happen to any one of us.

Helen Porter (39)
Friday September 20, 2013, 1:28 am
So what did HE do to win all that good karma?

How come I don't find a bag filled with MY good karma.

Yeah, I know, in the border land I flubbed it.


Past Member (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 1:56 am
wishin this Amazing HUMAN All the very Best. xOx

Past Member (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 4:02 am
And he can feel good about the money he know has.

Monika K (13)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:04 am

S S (0)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:42 am
Thank you.

divergent revolution (309)
Friday September 20, 2013, 11:48 am
I bet he shares and donates a good part of it
thanks Cal
sometimes people will surprise you,if given a chance!

Malgorzata Z (197)
Friday September 20, 2013, 1:16 pm

Jaime A (52)
Friday September 20, 2013, 2:10 pm

Elizabeth M (65)
Friday September 20, 2013, 2:54 pm
At last a good story of a wonderful human being. I am sure that Glen James will use the money to get back on his feet. Good Luck and
Bless you Mr. James!!
Thanks Cal for a good news story.
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