Liberian teen becomes hero for finding and returning $50,000

Liberian boy who collected and returned $ 50,000 named “integrity ambassador”. Photo | AFP 

What you need to know:

  • Emmanuel Tuloe, who drives a motorcycle for a living, has won plaudits and extensive media coverage for his principled act in Liberia, where nearly half of the population lives in extreme poverty.  

A Liberian teen who found $50,000 but returned the money to its owner has been named an "integrity ambassador" in the West African nation and rewarded with a monthly salary. 

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