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Homeless Man Finds 'Lost' Bank Account With Enough Money To Get A House

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Homeless Man Finds 'Lost' Bank Account With Enough Money To Get A House Homeless Man Finds 'Lost' Bank Account With Enough Money To Get A House Homeless Man Finds 'Lost' Bank Account With Enough Money To Get A House John Helinski, 62, was once a member of Tampa’s “invisible” population. Homeless for about three years, his address was a cardboard box placed near a downtown Tampa bus stop. “(I was) sleeping underneath the benches there and no one would see me,” he explained to ABC news. Life was hard, but he managed to scrape by. Those scraping by days came to an end recently when Helinski met DACCO case manager Charles Inman and Tampa Police Officer Dan McDonald. The two pooled their resources to help get Helinski the proper identification needed to secure services on his behalf – a birth certificate, Social Security card, driver’s license. His identification had been stolen from him at some point, McDonald said.