May 5, 2010
Ida Mayfield Wood lived as a recluse in the Herald Square Hotel in NYC for 24 years. When she died, 1,103 people claimed to be the heir to her fortune. Eight years later not a single one of them got a penny. Listen to this great story to find out who did. Also find out where the geographic center of the United States is located, the guy that married his mother-in-law, the 200 bees that brought the post office to a halt, and a lucky goldfish that survived an earthquake. Retrosponsor: Teel Liquid Dentifice.