This might be the craziest story to come of the 2016 holiday season yet!
Over the past few weeks, Water for Elephants author Sara Gruen has caused MAJOR controversy with a Hatchimals scheme gone terribly awry.
According to the author, the day after Black Friday she spent a whopping $23K on a supply of Hatchimals, the most coveted toy of the season. Each toy cost a little over twice its original price tag of $59.99.
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Per Gruen's account, she hoped to markup the gifts for $189 dollars in order to raise money for a charitable cause near and dear to her heart. Apparently the writer has been quietly supporting an unidentified man she believes was wrongly sentenced to life in prison.
Unfortunately for Gruen, Ebay only allows its users to sell four toys a week. If you do the math, that means the author wouldn't be able to sell out her supply in time for Christmas.
After believing she was destined for financial ruin, Sara came up with the idea to