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From Rags to Riches: A homeless man's noble act leads to $150,000 and a new home!

Michelle Cruz

Glen James, a homeless man living in Boston, is incredible. He found a bag in a mall last month filled with a passport, $2,400 in cash and nearly $40,000 in traveler’s checks and turned it into police.

Ethan Whittington, a complete stranger from Virginia, was so moved by the story that he decided to set up an online fundraising campaign. As of today, the campaign has raised more than $150,000 and supporters are working to build him a home near his sister.

Would you be able to do the same?

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