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Humble teacher shocks community by leaving $8.4 million

By staff and wire services reports
February 4th, 2014

A retired teacher who worked with special-needs kids, the late Margaret Southern drove a 1980s Cadillac, lived in a modest home and had just one indulgence in life: taking her friends out to eat from time to time, the Huffington Post reports. So when the Greenville, S.C., community learned that the humble resident, who died at age 94 in 2012, had left $8.4 million to the Community Foundation of Greenville, a group that provides grants to targeted programs, they were pretty shocked to say the least, Greenville S.C. News reported. The donation was made public this week as the first of the annual grant distributions will be doled out this month, the foundation announced…

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