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A good story appeared in November, which reaffirms our faith in humanity: a homeless man in the US state of Arizona found a backpack continuing thousands of dollars in cash, and returned it to its owner.
Dave Talley, of Tempe, Arizona, found $3,300 in a bag behind a railway station. Homeless after losing his home through drug addiction several years ago, Mr Talley had been tempted to keep the cash, but told local broadcaster KNXV-TV that "not everyone on the streets is a criminal. Most of us have honour and integrity." Having used a local day centre to help him track down the owner of the backpack, student Bryan Belanger, it was returned. Mr Belanger, who had the cash to buy a car, told the local newspaper: "It really is a lesson to keep your faith in people."