Anonymous donor's financial gift gathers dust for a year Physics professor Vinod Menon was recently sorting through a pile of mail at The City College of New York when he found a box with $180,000 inside. The money had been sent by a grateful graduate.

Anonymous donor's financial gift gathers dust for a year

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Melissa Block. Physics professor Vinod Menon was recently sorting through a pile of mail at the City College of New York. He found a box addressed to him that had been gathering dust for a whole year. Inside, there were stacks of bills - $180,000. A letter explained that the anonymous donor was a grateful graduate. Authorities confirmed the money is clean, so now the gift will fund scholarships for a decade. It's MORNING EDITION.

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