Millionaire from New York collects the garbage in the city
• Millionaire from New York collects the garbage in the city
On the streets of New York, but as in other big cities, you can find a lot of strange personalities. One of them - the grandmother, who spend days collecting garbage on the street, partially deliver them, and the rest of the house saves. Neighbors woman not too favor. Especially strange as it seems, if you know that my grandmother - millionaire.
67-year-old Lisa Silversmit, also known by the name of Fiona Fikovski, owns four properties in New York, a total cost of $ 8 million. Three homes are located in Harlem, and the woman lives in a house on Prospect Park in Brooklyn.
Silversmit father was the chief of the Economic Department at the Ministry of Finance, his mother worked in the Department of Labor. Her husband works in the Department of Economic Development in New York and earned 180 thousand dollars a year.
But women hobby rather strange - every day she walks with a basket on the city streets and collect garbage. Part of it delivers and gets the money, and the rest accumulates in their homes and broken old Toyota Camry. Silversmit family, and especially her neighbors, consider such a terrible fascination, though the woman is nothing wrong with that sees it. "I am representative of an old-fashioned bohemian. It saddens me that earlier in New York normally belonged to the eccentric people, but now they give themselves a god as something not to behave. "
Silversmit began collecting garbage decade ago. It does not need the money, she thinks it's a good way to stay active and to interact with people.
"My family thinks this is terrible, but I think it's funny. This supports my activity. I talk to the neighbors, earn some money and keep the neighborhood clean. "
Silversmit believes that the complaints of neighbors on her lifestyle say more about them than about her.
"People are so offends my old car under the windows. It shows how they have become intolerable. "