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Walter Samaszko Jr., a loner who lived in this home until his death in June, kept more than $7.4 million worth of gold coins, bars and bullion in his garage. The house was sold at auction for $112,000, and the hidden treasure went to his lone surviving first cousin, a substitute teacher in San Rafael, Calif. (Associated Press)

Walter Samaszko Jr., a loner who lived in this home until his death in June, kept more than $7.4 million worth of gold coins, bars and bullion in his garage. The house was sold at auction for $112,000, and the hidden treasure went to his lone surviving first cousin, a substitute teacher in San Rafael, Calif. (Associated Press)

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