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SAN DIEGO (CBS) — An employee at a Goodwill Store in San Diego shows his own good will after he finds tens of thousands of dollars in a donated item.

Employee Jessee Diaz alerted his supervisors after finding $46,000 that was wrapped in foil and tucked inside an appliance.

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The workers looked through receipts and found the woman who donated the item after a family member died.

Diaz says finding the cash was a surprising, but he was glad to return the money.

“I couldn’t believe it for like a split second because this is a lot of money,” said Diaz. “It was just the right thing to do.”

The woman says she had no idea there was cash hidden inside the appliance.

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Diaz was on hand when Goodwill’s CEO returned the money to its rightful owner.

The employee has no regrets about returning the money and says he would do it again.