Man Returns Presidents Wallet
KENNEBUNKPORT, ME —
While shopping at the local LL
Bean Factory Outlet Store, vacationer David O’Brien found more than a good deal
on a “cobble crew polo shirt” - he found a wallet.
looked at the license and I thought is was a joke. The name on it was George
Herbert Walker Bush”. Apparently during a trip to purchase a “comfort-weave”
sweater vest, the 78 year old former President of the United States dropped his
wallet in one of the changing rooms.
my convictions that the moral fabric of our great and vibrant democracy is
still strong - that this good and honest citizen would return my wallet to me”.
The Bushs’ invited Mr. O’Brien
to the Kennebunkport Family Compound for an afternoon of sailing and dinner
afterwards. President Bush insisted on giving a reward check in the amount $15
for the return of the wallet, which the clearly embarrassed Mr. O’Brien
“I believe a
good deed should be rewarded, I’m just sorry I didn’t have any cash to give
It is still unclear what became
of the $720 cash that was in the wallet at the time it was lost.