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Meet Bobby the man who cleans an ATM at Kurri after every use – here’s why | The Maitland Mercury

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In 1991 Bobby James was diagnosed with cancer and given three months to live. He beat the odds and today at the age of 72 he’s decided it was time to pay it forward. Every morning at 6am Bobby is at the Commonwealth Bank ATM outside Kurri Newsagency armed with antibacterial spray and a cloth. For the past 12 months he has been cleaning the teller machine before and after use, protecting who he refers to as the good people of Kurri, from the spread of germs. “They’re good people in Kurri and they are very grateful for what I do,” he said. “I’ve cleaned it that much that the numbers are hardly recognisable anymore so I’ve had to go over them with a marking pen.” But…



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