11/20/2012 08:32 am ET Updated Jan 20, 2013

Americans Just Doubled Their Donations To Fight The National Debt

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The debate about the national debt has already paid off: Individual Americans pitched in nearly $8 million of their own money to help reduce it in fiscal 2012. That's more than double the total from the year before.

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