Honest Boy

An Honest Boy found a substantial amount of money worth P3,000 pesos.


An Honest Boy in the middle of poverty and hardships of life.


The 12 year old honest boy is a son of a tricycle driver.


Steven Ortega, the 12 years old honest boy was playing with his friends when he found a money worth P3,000 pesos.


Steven goes to school everyday walking to save on fare. His everyday allowance is P50 pesos or barely 1 US Dollar each day.


Most of the time, this allowance of his is not enough for food drinks and school expenses.


When he found the money inside a wallet while playing with his friends, instead of appropriating it for himself, he returned the money to its rightful owner through the police.


SPO1 George Santiago of Galas Police Station, the policeman to whom the wallet was given said that there was no identification card in the wallet except a receipt in which the name of the owner was written.


The Policeman was able to trace the identity of the wallet owner through facebook and informed him of the found wallet.


The owner of the wallet was very happy and thankful. He is a college student.The P3,000 pesos was his school allowance for one month.


The Honest Boy received no reward but he earned the respect of everyone. Despite his poverty, he did not covet what he does not own.

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