11-year-old finds $1150 laying in the street

When Lauren Arledge found $200 in the street, the 11-year-old didn’t think to keep it. Fearing someone had been robbed, she went to her mother’s office and told her to call police. Then she went back out to look for more bills.

The girl, with the help of a mail carrier and a co-worker of her mother’s, spent a half hour gathering another $1,150 over a two-block area.

“It was all over the place, on the sidewalk, under bushes, inside bushes,” said Lauren, who made the discovery April 12 as she was heading to the library.

A grateful man who said he dropped his wallet and lost $1,450 gave the girl a $50 reward.

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