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New York homeless man lauded for returning lost wallet stuffed with cash

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(WNYT) A homeless man finds a wallet stuffed with cash on the ground.

He did what we all would hope someone would do if that were our wallet.

He called the police and returned it.

Chances are, you'll find Junior Barber on Broadway in Kingston, sitting on a bench, with his white plastic bags, a pensive look on his face as he writes and doodles.

He's not very chatty, but this unassuming 50-year-old homeless man is getting a lot of praise from people across the country, for one simple act.

He found a wallet on the ground with nearly $500 in it, and turned it into the police immediately.

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