$1m offered to save Thoreau house

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Boston.com Says the co-owner of the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers has offered to donate more than $1 million to save the deteriorating Henry David Thoreau birthplace in Concord.

''I want to do something that will benefit the community and give me pleasure as well,'' said Donald Saunders. ''It's a tragedy that this historic Thoreau home is threatened. I would be honored to be part of its restoration.''