Japanese man anonymously donates life savings of 60 million yen to Yokosuka city

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An impressive amount of savings for an even more impressive deed.

Just when you thought the guy that donated 30 million yen (US$275,994) to Japanese schools couldn’t be outdone, another anonymous donor strikes. On May 17, a Japanese man who appeared to be in his seventies or eighties walked into the city hall of Yokosuka in Kanagawa Prefecture and handed a backpack to an employee. As he did, he reportedly said, “I want you to give the letter inside this backpack to the mayor.”

When staff opened the backpack, they did indeed find a letter…along with 60 million

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