Small French Town Gets Big Gift

Here’s a holiday story to warm
your heart. The small French village of Mael-Carhaix (pronounced…mail, um, mail, car…um, nevermind) in the region of
Brittany got a Christmas gift of nearly $1.6 million when Francis Kerfers, a one-time resident of the little town left
the dough to the people there. Kerfers bailed on the town in 1949, but apparently thought it was a nice enough place
to give them some money. In the story here on NPR, Jennifer
Ford, who resides just outside of Mael-Carhaix, discusses what this gift will mean to the small village and its