Stimulate US: Pharmacist stimulates the local economy with $2 bills

Sometimes all it takes is a $2 bill, well maybe 8,000 of them, to get the ball rolling in a small community.

The $2 bill was the economic stimulus tool of choice for Danny Cottrell, a pharmacist in Brewton Alabama, who surprised all of his employees with a cash bonus last week. Full-time employees were given $700 and part-time staff received a respectable $300 under the condition that they donate 15% to charity and spend the rest at downtown businesses.

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