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Wednesday, July 02, 2003

Man turns in $1,700 found under hedges, doesn't want a reward
The police department called a press conference to announce that Paul Wilson turned in the money he found. "I didn't know this was going to be such a big deal," says Wilson, a gardener. "There was really nothing to think about. It wasn't mine and I could imagine how (the bag's owner) must feel." (Palm Beach Post)


The shocking part for me isn't that someone returned it and didn't want a reward. It's; who walks around with $1,700 in a paper bag? And when do you realize you just lost the most important thing you are holding?