Fla. Man, 86, Pays $1 Ticket From 1946

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  1. Beyond Belief

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    PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) -- William Fogarty doesn't understand the fuss. He just forgot to pay a parking ticket. When he finally realized it, the 86-year-old retiree made good and mailed in a money order, to pay a $1 ticket he got 60 years ago.

    Fogarty got the ticket in Norfolk, Va., in May 1946. Soon after, he bought a $1 money order to pay the fine but forgot to send it in. About a month ago, as he was looking through a box of collectibles from his Navy days, Fogarty discovered a wallet with the money order inside.

    So he wrote a letter to the Norfolk Police Department and included the money order.

    "At my age, when http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OLD_PARKING_TICKET?SITE=FLTAM&SECTION=ENTERTAINMENT
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  3. sleuthin4fun

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    What an example of a man who is from one of the greatest generations to ever live.

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