$91,000 Raised For Homeless Man - FOX 13 News

$91,000 Raised For Homeless Man

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People across the country are paying it forward to a homeless man who turned in a backpack filled with more than $40,000 in cash and travelers checks.

We first told you about the story on Monday. It happened in Boston and the man's name is Glen James. The response to his honesty has been overwhelming.

James flagged down a police officer Saturday after he found the backpack containing $2,400 in cash and almost $40,000 in traveler's checks.

The man who lost it told workers at a nearby mall store and they called police, who later returned the backpack to him.

In just the past few days, more than $91,000 has been donated to a fund for Glen. It was set up online by a stranger in Virginia. The Boston Police Department also honored Glen with a special citation.

The money he found last weekend belonged to a student from China who was visiting Boston. It was returned to the student.

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