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Tue June 21, 2011
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Man Makes Living 'Prospecting' Diamond District

He's a lone prospector on the street's of Manhattan's Diamond District. Using tweezers and a butter knife, Raffi Stepanian scrapes up bits of gold, diamonds and rubies that fall from workers clothing and shoes. He told the New York Post a week of urban panning earned him more than $1,800.

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