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‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ viewing saves man’s life, ruins many others

even guardian angel got bored of his golf anecdotesGeorge Brayley, a 37-year-old bank manager from Bedfordshire, had been thinking about ending his life this Christmas Eve, but a decision to sit down for one last time and watch ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ with a final bottle of port and some stilton changed his mind, when he realised the effect of his not existing would have on friends and family.

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Posted: Dec 31st, 2014
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Banker learns everything would be better if he’d never been born

'Bedford Falls. Wallet Gains'Former Investment Banker, Henry F. Potter, was shocked to discover that life for everyone would be much, much better if he had simply never been born.

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Posted: Dec 6th, 2014
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Old Man Potter saves Bedford Falls from subprime lender, Bailey

150px-Henry_PotterTwo more U.S. financial institutions were closed December 11 by federal regulators, bringing the total number of U.S. failed banks this year to 132, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation said. Republic Federal Bank was the first casualty of the morning. More surprising was the announcement that officials had seized the assets of and shuttered the Bailey Savings & Loan in Bedford Falls.

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Posted: Dec 30th, 2009
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