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Found Money!

I remember finding a wallet when I was about nine years old. It was just lying on the side of the road between our house and the park where I’d sometimes go to play. It had a fifty dollar bill in it. Fifty dollars was a small fortune in 1959, and to a struggling family with four children—me the oldest—it was a lot of groceries. Back then it would probably feed the entire family for a month or more. Read the rest of this entry »

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