California homeless women return thousands of dollars found in burned van to owner


Two homeless women in Northern California returned a large amount of cash that belongs to a man whose van was destroyed in a fire.

The women were among four homeless people who sifted through debris Wednesday near the San Jose International Airport to salvage what they could for a neighbor identified as George, Fox San Francisco reported.

During the blaze, two men saved George's two dogs and the women found an unspecified amount of cash, thousands of dollars, that had been stashed in the vehicle.

"That night, before I found the money, he was saying I just lost my money that I was saving to go home and visit family. I haven't seen my family in 10 years.  He needs to see his family," Gretchen Pace told the news outlet. "What saved the money was this."

A friend told the news station that George was hospitalized for an unrelated illness but was grateful for what his neighbors did.... (Read more)

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