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COMMON CENTS FEATURED IN NEW YORK TIMES

April 3, 2012

The Penny Harvest and Common Cents’ Executive Director Teddy Gross were featured in today’s New York Times.  And we finally set the record straight: we’re not fundraisers, we raise children.

Clyde Haberman, reporter and blogger for the Times wanted to know our take on Canada’s recent decision to abolish their 1-cent coin? The story captured it perfectly: 

          To Mr. Gross, it makes little difference what is ultimately decided. “I’m wary of idolatrizing
          the coin,” he said. His thoughts for a penny are that “the whole idea behind the harvest is
          to create a sense of shared purpose.”

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