Shoe shiner donates $200K in tips to children in need

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Schmitty11, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. macrumors 6502

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    ucfgrad93

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    What a wonderful story! Nice to see something positive being reported for once. Thanks for sharing.
     
  3. macrumors 68030

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    Shoe Shiner?

    $200k in spare money?


    Clearly i'm in the wrong business.
     
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    Kissaragi

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    notjustjay

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    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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