BOSTON (CBS) – The New Hampshire man who says he lost his life-savings on a carnival game, only to win a giant stuffed banana with dreadlocks, has his money back.
Henry Gribbohm dropped $2,600 on a game at a Manchester carnival run by New Hampshire-based Fiesta Shows in an effort to win an Xbox Kinect. He lost all of the cash and didn’t win the Xbox.READ MORE: Male In Norwood Shot Multiple Times, Taken By MedFlight To Boston Hospital; Police Searching For Gunman
If the post got more than 30,000 “likes,” the website said it would buy Gribbohm’s banana and the Xbox Kinect.READ MORE: Allegiant Airplane Blows Out Tire After Rough Landing At Logan
This weekend, CollegeHumor’s Streeter Seidell drove to a meeting spot in Connecticut to see Gribbohm in person and make good on their promise.
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While Gribbohm is now banana-less, he is the owner of an Xbox Kinect and got his $2,600 life-savings back.MORE NEWS: Thousands Honor Slain Danvers Teacher Colleen Ritzer At Annual 5K In Andover
Gribbohm said he will make a donation to The One Fund Boston and set up college funds for his kids.