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Only in America: Don't help the poor too much

A Goodwill employee is arrested for giving discounts to the needy — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Goodwill employee was charged with theft and jailed for giving discounts to the store's neediest patrons. Andrew Anderson admits he let people with "$2 or $3 max" buy clothes at discount at a Florida outlet because Goodwill "is a giving and helping company." Goodwill disagrees. "Our stores are not around to give a handout," a spokesperson said.