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The Dead Man Who Tested What Humanity Would Do For Money

SPOILER: People would do almost anything for money

Reuben Salsa
Nov 22, 2020 · 5 min read
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John Nagle; husband of a leading contender; is seen with nine of their ten eligible children [Incomplete] (Photo by William James/Toronto Star via Getty Images)

Charles Millar of Toronto, Canada, was a bit of a joker. He was also unmarried and had no children or close relatives. A successful lawyer and financier, Charles was no stranger to the darker side of humanity. He couldn't help smiling to himself as he drew up his last will and testament.

The Will

The Final Clause

Who won?

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