By Jessica Bliss, The Tennessean
On the streets of New York, where random objects from busy lives are so often scattered about and discarded, Thaddeus Bryant found a treasure-filled wonderland.
As he walked along the pavement, he spotted pennies and nickels and dimes, shiny sidewalk gems strewn throughout the city. He plucked them from their home and put them in his pocket. But only when they faced heads up.
Soon, he had a grand collection. [read more]