When Dave Talley, a Tempe homeless man, found a backpack this month at the light-rail station near Rural Road and University Drive, his first thought was to look through the bag for the owner’s identification or contact information. Instead, he found an envelope containing about $3,300 in cash.
The temptation to keep the money was almost overwhelming, he said. Then, his conscience kicked in.
One Good Turn, and One Broken Stereotype, Leads to Another