Junk King Finds Treasure in your Trash

Joey Powers was helping a woman in her late 90s clean out her house after the death of her husband when he stumbled across the cabinet of knives.

It turned out that the woman’s husband had worked as a coroner for the U.S. Army during World War I, and he’d used the knives to perform autopsies.

Though he says that the discovery was “a little spooky” at first, Powers uncovers fascinating odds-and-ends and historical mementos like that knife collection on a fairly regular basis, one of the perks of his job as a driver for the Fairfax branch of the California-based trash removal service Junk King.

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