Community Exchange member Maria Villacreses, right, uses “time dollar” credits at home in Allentown, Pa., on her wedding day for makeup services from fellow exchange member Marilyn Shive in this May 15 photo. As the economy recovers amid high unemployment numbers the ancient practice of barter is becoming more popular nation wide through time banking, an exchange of volunteer service for “time dollars,” credit used for other services offered by members.

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