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Homeless man who returned $42,000 now has a home

The homeless Boston man who found and returned a backpack containing more than $42,000 in cash and traveler’s checks is about to embark on a new life.

A trust fund is being set up to accept more than $150,000 in donations that have been collected worldwide for Glen James, who is preparing to move into transitional housing in Cambridge within days, said Ethan Whittington, the Virginia man who created a Web donation site for him.

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