A barbershop in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, is helping kids build their confidence and encouraging them to read with their program ‘Books by Kids.’
City Cuts Barbershop started ‘Books by Kids’ as a way to help children avoid a fear of public speaking. The shop pays their customers three dollars to read stories aloud while barbers work on their haircut.
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“Our goal is for kids to build their confidence up by reading in front of others while getting a haircut. Plus they will receive $3 for reading while in the chair. About 75% of Adults fear Public Speaking," the post said.
As of writing, the video has over 13 million views on Facebook.
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Credit: Jon Escueta/City Cuts Barber Shop via Storyful