People Are Amazed When They Learn Why 91-Year-Old Ruth Hana Spent Years Collecting Pop Tabs

No One Asked Why

Each day, Ruth made it her mission to sift through as much garbage as she could. Her hope was to find cans — soup, soda, or other food — that had a pop tab.

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No one knew why the older lady was so hyper-focused on finding tabs, and Ruth didn’t humor them with the “why” since no one asked.