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Praiseworthy: Homeless man in Boston honored by police for turning in backpack full of cash, checks

September 17, 2013

[story from The Boston Globe,,]

A homeless man in Boston was honored Monday for flagging down police after he discovered a bag filled with $2,400 in cash and nearly $40,000 in travelers checks, The Boston Globe reported.

Last summer, Glen James, who is in his 50s and lives in a homeless shelter, noticed a young man at the South Bay plaza in Boston leave behind a large bag, the report said. James observed the bag’s contents, and alerted police because “God has always very well looked after me.”

A fund has been established to help good samaritan, Glen James.  Go to to help.

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