Lemon Aid by Daniel Broderick | Script Revolution

Lemon Aid

It's great learning experience for every child to operate a lemonade stand in front of their house, and for the parents who realize too late how much this little enterprise is gonna cost 'em.

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Tommy and Julia want to earn some money. What better way than a lemonade stand? Okay, so the first construction effort was a bust. Just have to purchase a stand off the internet. But when the sales start happening, the mayor complains because it competes with his kids' stand. So now the little enterprise needs a sales permit and a signage permit. We'll show him. Let's add cookies to the business and use a credit card machine to process all the new customers. Who knew that meant a small business permit? Good news, Country Time Lemonade will pay for permit fees and fines. Still, this is all costing a lot more than the parent thought.

Maybe it's time to pull the plug on our little entrepreneurs. Too late They've outsourced the stand to some neighbors and are thinking of franchising!

Submitted: February 25, 2021
Last Updated: February 25, 2021

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The Writer: Daniel Broderick

California native. Born in Los Angeles after my parents moved there from Chicago, where my father wrote for television after WWII and college. Have lived in San Fernando Valley, Orange County, Palo Alto, Florence (Italy), Washington, D.C., New Haven (Connecticut), West Los Angeles, Germany, and Sacramento. Currently live in Pasadena, California. Stanford undergrad. Played basketball until hurt my sophomore year, Yale Law School. Non-lawyer jobs include assembling board games, gas station attendant, assembling yachts, picking up trash at the beach, washing dorm windows, maintenance at a golf course, painting the take off boards for the long jump and triple jump (jock job, where I was... Go to bio

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