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Man Collects Over 1 Million Pennies in 40 Years

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  • Author: John Zebrowski
    Seattle Times staff reporter
  • Updated: 08/08/2008
  • Copyright: Seattle Times

Sylvester Neal, 58, says of his pennies: "I don't even understand my own fascination with them. I just love pennies. There's no rational explanation." Last summer -- before he finally converted most of the coins into dollar bills -- his collection weighed about 16,000 pounds.

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