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A Very Honest Goodwill Worker Finds $39,000 In Donated Purse

A Goodwill thrift store worker in New York found $39,000 in a donated purse and the company was able to track down the rightful owners.

The worker initially thought someone was playing a joke on her when she discovered the envelopes full of money inside the purse.

She took the cash to her manager, who worked with a team of employees to track down the two California brothers who donated the purse when they cleared out of their grandmother's New York home after she died recently at 101 years old.

One of the men flew to New York to collect the cash Tuesday. Keyes was rewarded by Goodwill with a $3,900 bonus. The man who came to collect the money also praised Keyes. He said, "It's just so good to know that there are people like Kindell in the world. It's remarkable."

Ths employee said keeping the money was never an option. She said, "The money didn't belong to me. I believe in karma. You do good, good things happen to you, so I'm not going to keep something that doesn't belong to me."