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Honest parent pays back mountains

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If honesty truly is its own reward, then one Vancouver parent has something good coming his or her way.

Stuart Rempel, the vice president of marketing and sales for Whistler-Blackcomb received a letter on Sept. 11 with a $20 bill and a note explaining why. It seems that the sender mistakenly bought a half-day children’s ticket for their 13-year-old son last year when they should have bought a more expensive youth ticket.

"It’s amazing that somebody is so honest," says Rempel. "It’s too bad the letter didn’t have a return address."

Rempel donated the cash to the Whistler Food Bank.

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