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Twin boys rewarded for honesty after turning in lost money

CARSON CITY – Twin boys from an area just south of here have been rewarded for their honesty.

Jacks Valley Elementary School fifth graders Ira and Taylor Kersten-Wines received $100 each Friday from two men who were impressed with how the boys turned in more than $200 they found while playing after school.

E.J. Ryan of Sparks read a newspaper story about the boys’ act and decided to reward them. He and Robert Clabaugh, his business partner at Custom Care Landscaping, presented the 11-year-old boys with $100 bills.

”What they did was great,” Ryan said. ”There are a lot of people who are proud of them.”

The boys from the Indians Hills area may split another $200 down the road. If the money they turned in goes unclaimed after 90 days, it goes back to the boys.

”If you’re honest, good things can always come to you,” Taylor said. ”We had to turn it in because it was too much.”

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