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A man who immigrated to the Boston area from Brazil is $20,000 richer after finding loads of $100 bills inside a book.

He read newspapers and collected books to learn English then got a book from a recycling facility and inside he found the cash...

But the father of two has a conscience and keeps thinking of the owner, or the owner's children, out there in need of the money.

"I said I'm going to see if I can find the person but if I can not find the person at least I did try because I think that's the right thing to do," he said.

He has held onto the money for the last month while searching for the owner.

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