Barber Offers A Discount For Any Kid Who Reads A Book
To promote literacy, the shop gives younger customers $2 off their haircut if they bring along their own reading
Read your barber a book and you’ll get a $2 discount on your haircut is the slogan at this barbershop in Ypsilanti, Michigan. The Fuller Cut encourages kids to grab a book and read it outloud in exchange for a cheaper haircut.
Alex Fuller, owner of the barbershop, believes that both kids and parents have caught on to the idea. In an interview with CBS, Fuller said he got inspiration from Frederick Douglass who once said: “It’s easier to build strong children than repair broken men.” As a result, this barbershop isn’t just offering haircuts, children leave with a bit of an education, which is worth more than the $2 discount.