Natasha Hill is getting paid $5,000 for allowing the Internet to name her baby. The contest is put on by website Belly Ballot, which will select the names, along with an advertiser sponsoring the competition. Belly Ballot promises to pick names that are currently popular. And Hill says she has a contingency plan if she hates the name. Scroll to the bottom of this story to see the video report.

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Natasha Hill is getting paid $5,000 for allowing the Internet to name her baby. The contest is put on by website Belly Ballot, which will select the names, along with an advertiser sponsoring the competition. Belly Ballot promises to pick names that are currently popular. And Hill says she has a contingency plan if she hates the name. Scroll to the bottom of this story to see the video report.

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Woman gets paid $5,000 to let Internet name baby


 

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