Homeless Man Gets to Keep $77,000 He Found Along River

June 14, 2012 Updated Jun 14, 2012 at 12:57 PM EDT

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Homeless Man Gets to Keep $77,000 He Found Along River

June 14, 2012 Updated Jun 14, 2012 at 12:57 PM EDT

A lucky find for a homeless man in Texas. And he gets to keep it.

According to the Austin (Texas) American-Statesman, a 46-year-old homeless man will get to keep $77,000 in cash and gold coins he found along the Colorado River in January after a city council voted to return the money to the man.

Read the Austin American-Statesman story HERE.