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Finders Keepers? Or Not?


Let’s say you’re picking up trash on the side of road when you find a small camera bag. Before throwing it away, you decide to check inside just in case there’s something important in there.

Let’s say you find $500 in that bag.

You could put it in your pocket and no one would ever know the difference.

What would you do?

For a couple of Boy Scouts from Gunter, Texas., the answer was easy: you turn the bag — and the cash — over to the police.

“I think it’s a great thing what they did,” says the local police chief. “I really appreciate what they did and I think anyone can take a lesson from these young men who found this money and decided to do the right thing and turn it in.”

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Comments about “Finders Keepers? Or Not?”

  1. mr scout says:

    I would keep 100 dollars and give 400$ to the police
    Keep Scouting:)!

  2. Tolkien Geek says:

    I would see if there was any ID in the bag.

  3. legoman9 says:

    Great job scouts! i would have been puzzled but gone to the police, its the only scouting thing to do.

  4. legomaster says:

    Nice! I would definitely do the same!

  5. patrick says:

    find out hoose it is.

  6. Gingerorange! says:

    It is nice boys life!

  7. v says:

    I would keep it

  8. legoman says:

    cool! good scouts!

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