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$1,000-plus coin dropped in red kettle

Exotic gift a blessing in a down year, Salvation Army says

Posted: December 12, 2013 at 5:22 a.m.

A shop owner in Dallas displays a Krugerrand coin in this March 2008 photo.

Salvation Army members in Conway are giving extra thanks this Christmas season after a good Samaritan anonymously dropped a South African gold coin into one of the organization’s red kettles.

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