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Old 11-07-2018, 07:20 AM   #1
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Harrington started socking away quarters as a girl of about 13, storing each one she found in a vase. Today, some people do the same with each $5 bill they come across, and the amounts are roughly equivalent: back in 1931, when Harrington started her habit, a quarter was worth just under $5.

She continued saving quarters into adulthood, and she says the money became her travel fund. She taught and supervised teachers in the Boston public schools until retiring at age 67 and took her trips during school vacations. Favorite European destinations included Malta, Italy, France and England. I loved it all over there, she says.

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Old 11-07-2018, 11:12 AM   #2
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Cute, inspiring article. Thanks for posting.
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