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Friday, February 6, 2015

Ex-janitor, 92, who used safety pins to hold together his clothes leaves surprise $6M donation to his community after his death

A Vermont man who sometimes held his coat together with safety pins and had a long-time habit of foraging for firewood also had a hidden talent for picking stocks — a talent that became public after his death when he bequeathed $6 million to his local library and hospital.
The investments made by Ronald Read, a former gas station employee and janitor who died last June at age 92, 'grew substantially' over the years, said his attorney Laurie Rowell. Click here for more.

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