Argyle Fifth-grader Who Did ‘the Right Thing' by Turning in $4,000 Gets Rewarded

FLOWER MOUND — After a fruitless search for a Texas Tech T-shirt, 11-year-old Blake Leonard and his father, Michael, walked back through the parking lot toward their car. That's when Blake saw a bag he assumed was a woman's purse. But when Blake grabbed the small pouch and showed it to his dad, they both realized it was a bank bag filled with $2,000 in cash and $2,000 in checks. Nervous about this unexpected birthday surprise, Blake suggested they turn in the money in hopes it would be reunited with its owner."That's a lot of money, and so we took it to the police department and gave it to them," Blake said. "It's the right thing to do."   Continue reading...

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