Son accidentally recycles VCR with hidden treasure inside

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Son Accidentally Recycles a VCR with Hidden Treausure Inside

They say one man's trash is another man's treasure ... but a Washington woman's treasure almost went straight to the shredder after her son recycled a VCR with $6,000 hidden inside!

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Her son decided to recycle an old VCR. But he didn't know she had $6,000 stashed inside it! After contacting the recycling company, workers started to dig through about 12 tons of stuff.

Several hours later, they finally found the lost treasure. Someone at the recycling company advised, "Please keep it in the bank, not in a VCR." (laughs) "Yes, thank you."

Instead of old electronics, the family now says they'll go for something a little more practical -- maybe a safe.

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