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By Kevin Fuller
Staff writer 

Wood Keeping Lost Leg As A Memorial - Brevard NC


Last updated 7/14/2016 at 6:09pm

Local resident John Wood is the subject of the documentary, "Finders Keepers".

Brevard resident John Wood, the "notorious" subject of the "Finders Keepers" documentary, is not only cleaning up his own life - he's cleaning up Transylvania County.

Wood, who spent time as a drug addict after losing his leg in a plane crash that killed his father, and suffered the battle over his leg, which eventually became the subject matter of the documentary, now spends his days at the Transylvania County landfill, sifting trash and organizing recyclables.

"It's some of the cleanest money - metaphorically speaking - I've ever made," Wood said, while sifting through a dirty and rus...

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