Homeless Man Who Returned Money Gets $150,000 Funding


Glen James, a homeless man who returned more than $2,000 in cash and nearly $40,000 in traveler's checks, was honored a hero. According to James, he never considered keeping the money in the backpack.

To help James, Ethan Whittington, of Midlothian, Va started a fund on the crowd-funding website gofundme.com, which reached $150,000 funds.


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