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Online fund for Glen James, homeless man, nears $100,000

If doing the right thing is its own reward, Glen James appears on the verge of a big-time bonus.

The homeless Boston man who turned in a backpack holding $42,000 in cash and travelers checks is attracting donations from across the nation. By early Thursday, an online fund set up by a Virginia man who has never been to Boston had collected almost $100,000.

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