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New US$10 note to be blind-friendly

It is slated for 2020 release after decades of campaigning

NOT TOUCH FRIENDLY: The US currency is almost uniquely uniform: All of the paper bills are the same size and have the same weight and texture.


THE announcement that a woman will grace the redesigned US$10 bill is overshadowing what could be an equally historic change in the way America's money feels.

The new US$10 note is the first slated to have raised elements that will help the blind and visually impaired