Goodwill worker finds thousands of dollars in donated purse, finds rightful owner

QUEENS, New York -- A worker for Goodwill was looking through donated items when she found a bunch of money.

There was more than $39,000 in a purse donated by the family of a 101-year-old woman who had died.

The Goodwill worker did the right thing.

Tuesday in Queens the Goodwill worker with a heart of gold met the woman's grateful grandson.

You can see it in Kemberly Richardson's report in the player above.

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