It seems that most of my stories were longer back then, so I'll be splitting this one up into two parts as well. And before I'm inundated with e-mails, yes, this IS based on a true story. I did actually walk this path one day. They say that the best writing comes from experience- you be the judge.
"What to do if you find a bag of money under a bridge", part 1
Aaron Matthew Smith- Feb. 2003