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'I was not at peace': Stranger who found thousands inside thrifted handbag

Bageshri Savyasachi
Updated February 16 2024 - 10:16am, first published February 15 2024 - 5:00am

When Miriam Ambrose fished out an old thrifted bag from her wardrobe hoping to use it this year, she never expected to find an envelope with thousands of dollars inside.

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Bageshri Savyasachi

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