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Mobile home park caretaker was a shrewd investor. He left millions to N.H. town


Good morning. I'm Michel Martin.

Geoffrey Holt, the caretaker of a mobile home park in Hinsdale, N.H., led a modest life. According to the Associated Press, he didn't own a car or a television or have much furniture in the mobile home where he lived. But what he did have was millions of dollars. It turns out, he was a shrewd investor. He died last June, but Hinsdale officials have learned that he left his entire estate - $3.8 million - to the town. Caretaker, indeed.

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