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Trash can become as expensive as treasure

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” is an American proverb.
You can search and search and not find, definitively, who said it.
But its truth is deep in the heart of our culture.
Whether we are considering garage sales and flea markets, or Manifest Destiny, the proverb expresses a central truth in the American psyche.
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”
Our culture, today, is incredibly interested in treasure.
We are living through some serious economic times. Certainly they are as bad and as long-lived as have been seen since the Great Depression. And ...


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