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Old Feb 21, 2013, 10:35 PM   #1
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Shoe shiner donates $200K in tips to children in need

I thought I'd share this story. It made me feel good, and I grew up close to Pittsburgh and staye at that very hospital when I was young and very sick.

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http://www.wtae.com/news/local/alleg...i/-/index.html
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 10:36 PM   #2
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What a wonderful story! Nice to see something positive being reported for once. Thanks for sharing.
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Old Feb 21, 2013, 10:44 PM   #3
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Shoe Shiner?

$200k in spare money?


Clearly i'm in the wrong business.
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 06:07 AM   #4
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How many shoes does this guy shine?!
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 02:20 PM   #5
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Location: Canada, eh?
I heard this story on my local news-talk radio station.

The guy's been doing it for about 50 years. That's an average of $4000 per year in tips. Assuming he works every day, that's an average of $11/day in tips. $16/day if he doesn't work on weekends. Not that unreasonable.
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