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    120,000 Pennies Stolen, 1.5 Million Pennies Given

    <i>The children of Groton and Dunstable, Mass., had painstakingly collected and counted pennies for months a shiny coin to represent each of the 1.5 million children killed during the Holocaust.

    Then a school custodian allegedly stole 120,000 pennies from the coffee cans and water jugs where they were stored.

    That act, discovered last week, unleashed a flood of goodwill. People flocked to the Groton-Dunstable Middle School on foot, by armored truck, even on a motorcycle, bearing pennies. By Thursday, the kids had their 1.5 million coins.

    "The generosity of the people is unbelievable," says Beth Raucci, the school's principal. "This week was a lesson of give and take. Someone took from us, but more people gave...</i> <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2006-09-21-school-pennies_x.htm">Entire Article</a>

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    Thank you for sharing this article. It makes me feel so good to see how the American people jump in to help in these situations without blinking an eye. God bless America!

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