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  • 5.7 billion dollars is a lot of money and while some propose it go towards a wall, or gate thing,

  • we started wondering what else can you buy with

  • 5.7 billion dollars? Well, if you're feeling hungry, you could buy 34.2 billion strawberries.

  • Or maybe you're looking for something a little less healthy, like 1.14 billion Big Macs.

  • Of course, the cost to fix Flint Michigan's water pipes is

  • estimated at 55 million dollars, so they could be fixed 103 times. Speaking of health,

  • we could fully vaccinate 2.6 million children from birth to age 18

  • which could have prevented every death caused by Tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Whooping Cough, and Measles

  • combined in one year. The Avengers: Infinity War could be made

  • 17.75 times, and around 73% of Americans could get a Fenty Stunna lip paint. Come fall,

  • 1.2 billion around the world could get a free pumpkin spice

  • latte. 15 million Americans could have their dental insurance covered for a year, or 543

  • thousand wouldn't even have to pay tax. While 142.5 million Naloxone kits could be purchased to help prevent opioid

  • overdoses. Feel like going green? 200 thousand homes could be fitted with solar panels, which last up to 20 years. Or,

  • 84,000 people could get a Tesla Model S.

  • Change that to one of the cheaper electric cars, and 228 thousand people could be sporting a gas free vehicle.

  • What would other countries think?

  • 5.7 billion is more than three times

  • belize's entire GDP, or you could buy more than 14 White Houses in America, which is valued at

  • 389 million a pop. Speaking of houses,

  • 5.7 billion could pay for every homeless person in America's rent for nine months. We could pay off the student loans of over

  • 150,000 US graduates, cover the cost of more than a quarter of NASA's yearly budget, keep Wikipedia running for

  • 228 years, and make every science article published in the U.S. over the next four years

  • open access and available freely to all, that would be pretty cool.

  • Of course, most economists predict that the wall will cost much more than 5.7 billion.

5.7 billion dollars is a lot of money and while some propose it go towards a wall, or gate thing,

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