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Pennies From Heaven

Growing up, my mom taught me the cute little jingle, "Find a penny, pick it up, all day long, you have good luck!" My friends got a chuckle out of it when I still did it this little ritual well into adulthood.

Looking back, I think I have consistently found pennies but it's hard to say since I wasn't really mindful about it. It seems, most people aren't that mindful about pennies, in fact, most probably don't care that much about them. My old college roommate used to throw out pennies when she would clean our dorm room. Many people leave pennies behind at the register, or see pennies as an annoyance or not worth enough to care. I am certain people do intentionally drop pennies or leave them once they have fallen out of their pockets.