Q&A: The Man Who Paid Off His Mortgage With 62,000 Pennies

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On the day of his 35th wedding anniversary, Thomas Daigle, an optician from Milford, Mass., walked into a local bank to make his final mortgage payment. Instead of carrying a checkbook, Daigle came armed with 62,000 pennies stored in military-grade steel boxes. The total weight was more than 400 pounds.

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