Property: Keep or Weep?

As David Morris, 16, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, leaned over a low shelf in his bedroom closet, a ring slipped off his finger and rolled into a crack near a loose board. Casually, David yanked up the board, retrieved the ring—and spotted a dusty, brown paperboard suitcase. The youngster opened it and discovered that it was crammed with mon ey. Clutching fistfuls of bills, David raced to his mother's room. Mrs. Har riet Morris, who at that moment had $1.35 in her pocketbook, $1 in a savings account and $2 in a checking...

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