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My father had some bonds (not sure what kind). He is senile by now and not able to take care of himself. My sister has his power of attorney, and she and my mom wanted to cash some of the bonds. The banks/government made a big fuss, as they wanted his signature on the bonds, but he isn't capable of informed consent at this time. They eventually (with the help of an attorney) were able to redeem the bonds, $30,000 worth. Mom said the money came as cash in the mail, 30 $1000 bills. She wasn't able to give much more information than that (she is barely competent herself).

Does anyone know what happened here? I didn't even know there were $1000 bills issued.


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