Cab Driver Returns $21,000 Left in Cab

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If you found $21,000, would you keep the cash?

Few people in this world are as honest or kind as Mukul Asadujjaman, a New York taxicab driver who is working his way through medical school. Asadujjaman not only decided to track down the rightful owners of the cash, jewels and passports that were left in a bag in his car and return them, but he also drove over 50 miles to do so. As if that weren't enough, he then refused to accept an award for his good deed, saying his devout Muslim beliefs would not allow him to benefit from the act.

Have you ever found something valuable and tracked down the rightful owner? Or lost something that was returned?

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January 20, 2010 - 5:14am
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