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Glen James, of Boston, left, smiles in the direction of members of the media as Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis, right, looks on during a news conference at the police headquarters. James, who is homeless, turned in a backpack containing $2,400 in U.S. currency, almost $40,000 in traveler’s checks, as well as Chinese passports and other personal papers to police after finding the items in a Boston mall late Saturday.

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Homeless man turns in backpack filled with money, traveler’s checks

A homeless Boston man who police said turned in a backpack containing tens of thousands of dollars in cash and traveler’s checks said even if he were desperate he wouldn’t have kept “even a penny.”

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