Book checked out for 60 years returned to library

Submitted by rochelle on Mon, 09/11/2006 - 20:25
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Anonymous Patron writes "Book checked out for 60 years comes back to library: Thousands of days ago, 9-year-old William Vassily went to the Portland Public Library and took out a book about the adventures of a baby whale.
You can probably guess how this one ends..." Update: 09/12 17:39 GMT by B :Yes, the book was returned, but the borrower also paid every cent of the late fee (no compounding or adjustment for inflation however)...