Yard Sale Find: $5 LeBron Pendant Pays Off
MARY LOUISE KELLY, host:
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Most basketball fans in Ohio are tossing their LeBron James gear these days. But one Akron woman has a treasure that won't be turning into trash. Four years ago, Vaneisha Robinson bought a pendant in the shape of a LeBron jersey for $5. It was encrusted with gems she assumed were fake. But the International Gemological Institute said otherwise. They priced it at almost $10,000. She promptly put it on eBay.
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