Lucky couple finds suitcase full of cash in basement ceiling

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Lucky couple finds suitcase full of cash in basement ceiling
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Normally, money goes flowing out when an owner undertakes home renovations, but an Ohio couple had the opposite happen.

The unnamed couple said they found a suitcase filled with cash; It was stuffed in the rafters in the ceiling of the basement. 

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Home renovation leads to big surprise

When they opened it up, they found three packages wrapped in what looked like waxed paper and a newspaper, which was dated March 1951.

When they opened the packages, they found stacks of $20, $50 and $100 bills.

The money totaled $23,000.

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