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Watch How Money Is Made With LeVar Burton

How is our money made? It's an often answered question, but here is LeVar Burton, of Reading Rainbow fame, answering it

How is our money made? While plenty of people have taken a crack at that question, you know you’ll get one of the best answers from LeVar Burton, of Reading Rainbow fame. Here he is, watching sheets of money get printed and guiding you through the process:

Turns out that Burton knows a thing or two about money. This year, he was one of the highest paid actors in the world, making $46 million in combined earnings.

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Rose Eveleth is a writer for Smart News and a producer/designer/ science writer/ animator based in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Scientific American, Story Collider, TED-Ed and OnEarth.

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