Your initial response was completely correct, IMHO, but yes, no obvious owner to chase down. And it wasn’t five grand in a paper bag (IOW, not a life-changing amount for someone who lost it). So the next hard question: how to use it? Fresh chicken instead of canned tuna at the store? Tuck it into savings for the unknown future? Watch for the signs, and take them seriously.

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