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Ron Read, former janitor leaves 6 million to local hospital and library in Vermont

A Vermont man who during his lifetime foraged for wood and held down jobs as a janitor and at a filling station, has left his local hospital and library $6 million.

The bequest from Ronald Read, who died last June, aged 92 has stunned residents of Brattleboro, Vermont.

Little did they know that the man whose clothes were held together by safety pins was a remarkably adroit stock market investor.

His appearance was as far removed from a Wall Street hot shot as it was possible to be.

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