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84 Year Old, Leaves Condo To Homeless
Before Leila Boroughs died at the age of 84, the San Francisco, Calif., woman decided to leave her greatest possession to people she had never met. The former nurse left in her will her $400,000 condo to the homeless, asking for it to be turned into a shelter, NBC Bay Area reports. Boroughs, who never married and lived alone, said she didn’t have close relatives to whom she could leave the estate. She specified that if the 525-square-foot condo wasn’t suitable for a shelter, the city could sell it and use the money to fight homelessness, the news source reported. At this point, the Golden State Good Samaritan is still a bit of a mystery. “The city doesn’t know a whole lot about her,” said Trent Rhorer, director of San Francisco’s Department of Human Services, told NBC. “She wanted to give her estate to help one of the biggest causes... Continue Reading
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