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Thursday, March 4, 2010

Panhandler Sets World Record for Smallest Donation Cup

Posted By on Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 4:48 PM

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Meet San Francisco resident Ron Hanson, a 24-year-old who says he's on the lookout for a job. We don't know much about Ron, but we do know that his innovative style of panhandling could soon land him a Guinness World Record.

Seriously -- have you ever seen someone ask that your spare change be placed in such a tiny goddamn cup? We don't know whether it was Caramel Frappuccino or Cinnamon Dolce that originally filled the Starbucks sample cup Ron chose to work with, but when we found him it the corner of 4th and King streets this afternoon the vessel held a cool $1.85.

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