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You never know where you may find a hidden treasure. A West Point sweater purchased at a Goodwill store last June turned out to be an incredible bargain. A couple purchased the sweater for 58 cents and didn’t think much about it until they saw a documentary on legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. When they saw a photo of Lombardi wearing a sweater like the one they had bought at the Goodwill store, they also remembered seeing a name tag inside that said “Lombardi. 46.” The family contacted the Pro Football Hall of Fame to donate the sweater, but then decided to auction it instead. The auction house estimates the sweater is worth more than $20,000, and the couple says that is not a bad return on a 58-cent purchase.—Jim L. Wilson & Jim Sandell

Couple Buys Sweater for $0.58, Belonged to Vince Lombardi, Worth $20K, By Kyle Newport,, Accessed February 10, 2015.

Matthew 13:44 (TLB) "The Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure a man discovered in a field. In his excitement, he sold everything he owned to get enough money to buy the field—and get the treasure, too!

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