Elves Pass Out $100 Bills In Detroit

For the fourth year in a row, a couple dressed in elf hats drove around Detroit handing out $100 bills to strangers — $12,000 worth. Many thought those crisp Benjamins were a joke, some burst into tears.

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Good morning, I'm Linda Wertheimer. For the fourth year in a row, a couple dressed in elf hats drove around Detroit handing out $100 bills to strangers - $12,000 worth. Many thought those crisp Benjamins were a joke. Some burst into tears. The anonymous couple stopped a Detroit bus and gave every passenger $100. The couple does ask recipients to pay it forward, in kindness. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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