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Happy Ending for Mom Who Accidentally Tossed Son's Life Savings

Happy Ending for Mom Who Accidentally Tossed Son's Life Savings

Happy Ending for Mom Who Accidentally Tossed Son's Life Savings

Have you ever cleaned up your kids' rooms when they weren't around? The story below might make you reconsider this tactic!

Unbeknownst to his mom, 12-year-old Max Becker of New York was hiding his life savings, $300 in cash and gift cards, inside an old computer, the better to keep it out of his twin sister's hands. But when Max returned from Boy Scout camp he was horrified to discover the computer — and his life savings — gone.

His mom had dropped off the machine for e-recycling while he was away. When she found out that she'd also disposed of her son's life savings, she felt terrible. To find out how she got the money back, and how a group of strangers in a neighboring state helped, watch the video below.


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