THE TICKET INSPECTOR

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Walter O'Rourke, works as a ticket inspector on trains in New Jersey, is a rich man. fact his salary, is around $50,000 a year, is just pocket money to Mr O'Rourke, investments earn him about $2 million each year. So why does he choose work? The answer is that Mr O'Rourke, who was in 1939, always loved trains. For him, working on a crowded train in New Jersey more fun than relaxing in Florida, he has two houses. 'There's no place that I'd be', he says. 'I don't need the money. I need the job.'