I paid my dentist with Bitcoin (Ukraine)

I changed the dentist. I had a visit today, after which I had to pay cash. But I forgot to withdraw the cash, and my new dentist does not use any banks. I jokingly said: "I wish I could pay with Bitcoin".

He heard something about Bitcoin, said that his brother once had 10 BTC.

He asked how he could earn Bitcoin. I answered that as well as the dollar, euro or hryvnia (Ukrainian currency) and offered him to pay for his work in Bitcoin. He agreed.

I installed him Mycelium wallet and explained how to use it, and the importance of the mnemonic phrase.

All right, now I've a personal dentist who takes Bitcoin.

Dear Oleksandr,

Welcome to the new digital economy of the future and welcome to the club! 😎

P.S. Thank you for your work. My gum feels much better now.

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