Image: An unlikely millionaire bequeaths riches to her town.

Nightly News   |  December 04, 2013

‘She was all about giving, not getting’

A quiet and humble retired teacher in Simsbury, Connecticut decided she would donate what she thought was her modest estate to local charities and people who had helped her in the community. When Kathleen Magowan asked her lawyer to help her arrange her will, both were shocked to learn that she was worth $6 million. But the biggest surprise was that felt by the neighbors and local charities who received it.

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