Thursday, April 14, 2016

Another reason to tip your barber generously

Retired barber Anthony Ralys bequeaths $1,427,956.09 to the Athol Public Library, where his wife Katherine made regular visits for decades.

Photo credit:  Athol (MA) Public Library

A small-town barber and a million-dollar gift.  (Boston Globe, 4/13/2016)
Katherine’s husband, Anthony Ralys, was something of a mystery himself. A simple man with spare tastes, he never said much — a peculiar quality for a small-town barber — and guarded his money so carefully it was rumored the couple had never once been out to dinner

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