LINCOLN â€” Corey A. Dumas, 37, initially thought he was lucky not to have lost anything as a result of a break into his family business, Lil & Geneâ€™s Restaurant in Manville this week.
But that feeling quickly soured when Dumas later found one of his 29 Winter Street businessâ€™ personal treasures to be missing after all.
No, Dumas didnâ€™t lose a large sum of money or even an expensive piece of business equipment. He lost just a $20 bill â€” but one that had much meaning to someone running a small business like his.
Dumas got the bill 11 years ago when he took over operation of Lil & Geneâ€™s from his dad Gerry Dumas. Dumasâ€™ family had run the restaurant in the Winter Street neighborhood for 40 years before he became the owner.
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