Canada: As Chance Would Have It

As Chance Would Have It

When French-speaking Yves Lavigueur, 18, answered the door at his family's house in Montreal one night last week, he found a poorly dressed caller babbling in English and unable to say anything in French. He promptly sent the man packing. But the next night the visitor knocked again, and this time he had a French-speaking person in tow. With his friend's help, William Murphy, 28, explained to Yves's father Jean-Guy, 51, that he had found a wallet belonging to the elder Lavigueur. The unemployed Murphy had anonymously returned the wallet to Jean-Guy but held onto a 72 cents lottery ticket inside...

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