Weird Kettle Donation: Gold Tooth

Salvation Army figures it might be worth $100
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 19, 2014 5:29 PM CST
Weird Kettle Donation: Gold Tooth
   (AP Photo/Wichita Falls Times Record News, Torin Halsey)

Someone dropped a gold tooth into a Salvation Army collection kettle in Kansas City, Mo. Spokesman Rick Carroll says he's found diamond rings, silver bars, and four-leaf clovers but has never heard of a tooth donation. He says the item could be worth $100 depending on the amount of gold it contains. Carroll says he first considered the donation to be a little gross, but now thinks it's a nice gesture. Unless it was ... accidental? Carroll is temporarily hanging onto the tooth in case someone claims it. (Read more Salvation Army stories.)

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