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Since even before the government shut down, Americans have been cash strapped and have been seeking alternate ways to earn some extra money.

It may seem extreme, but folks are looking into some pretty unorthodox ways to earning some money to just make enough to put food on the table.

Shy of selling a kidney, which by the way is illegal, Americans are looking into selling a piece of them selves. 

What have you done for extra cash?  

  • 1

    Selling Your Hair

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    Sell Your Blood Plasma

    You can make up to $30 every time you sell your plasma, keep it up all year and you can earn as much as $3129 annually!

  • 3

    Sell Your Sperm

    Sperm donors are in high demand, you can make up to $1000 a month.

  • 4

    Sell Your Breast Milk

    Believe it or not breast milk is a booming business and you can find it being sold from $1 to $5 per ounce. That can add up to some pretty good chunk of change.

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    Sell Your Eggs

    Egg donors receive compensation at almost every step of the process, earning $7,000 by the time they finish their first donation cycle. Women can receive $7,500 for a second donation and $8,000 for each additional cycle up to a total of six, incurring no out-of-pocket costs along the way.