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TITLE (EDIT)
Five Dollars
DESCRIPTION
A homeless man finds five dollars, has a small adventure, then loses the five dollars.
[264 words]
AUTHOR
Stevo Nagie
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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[October 2005]
Five Dollars
Stevo Nagie

Mr. Walker, the homeless man, walked down the sidewalk with his cart full of cans. As soon as he turned the corner, three people walked into the First National bank farther up the street. All of them had the exact same jackets on. Mr. Walker thought it was strange, but that it was just a coincidence, and he had more important things to worry about. As he passed the bank, the same three men ran out. One of them ran into Mr. Walker and dropped the sack he was carrying. Instead of saying sorry, he just grabbed the sack and kept running. When Mr. Walker stood back up, he noticed a five dollar bill lying on the ground. He picked it up and put it in his pocket.
Three days later, he went into the thrift store looking for a new jacket because he had torn his last one. He found the same jacket the three men had been wearing when they went in the bank. It cost five dollars, so he paid the clerk with the five dollar bill he had picked up from the ground.
The next day Mr. Walker was arrested and put in a line up because he resembled the men who robbed the bank. He was released though because of lack of evidence.
The clerk at the homeless shelter wasn?t as unfortunate, though. Instead of putting the five dollars in the cash register, he pocketed it. As he did, he noticed that it had a line drawn by a marker from one corner to the opposite one.

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© 2005 Stevo Nagie
STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
October 2005
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