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Man posed as homeless, gave away $1000

Man posed as homeless, gave away $1000
Posted January 3rd, 2014 @ 11:49am by John Johnson, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Drivers in Iowa who rolled down their window to give a few bucks to a homeless guy asking for help on Christmas Eve got a surprise gift in return.

The "homeless" man was actually Des Moines business owner Jonnie Wright, and he gave his donors a sealed envelope with either a $10 or $100 bill inside along with a note, reports KCCI-TV.

"I am not homeless or destitute or without a job," it read. "I am here to give thanks for the many blessings in my life by paying them forward and honoring you and others who give."

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