(KCTV5 ) Harris hopes to use the money generously donated to him by strangers to buy an apartment and fly back to Texas to see his long lost family.
Homeless Man who Returned Ring Receives over $175K in Donations
MARCH 06, 2013David McCormack, Daily Mail
A homeless man in Kansas City, Missouri has received more than he could ever have imagined after he returned a diamond engagement ring to its rightful owner last month.
Sarah Darling and her husband were so taken with Billy Ray Harris' act of kindness that they set-up an online fundraising page on giveforward.com which has so far more than $175,000 for the homeless man who had regularly been sleeping under a bridge.
Now Harris has been further blessed after the publicity surrounding his good deed has helped him to reconnect with his estranged family in Texas, where he is originally from.
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