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Becoming a Titan: The Story of John D. Rockefeller

Oil tycoon and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller is considered the richest man in modern history. With an estimated net worth of nearly $400 billion (adjusted for inflation), he was America’s first billionaire, but he wasn’t born that way. In fact, Rockefeller was a child of abject poverty, with a deadbeat salesman father who was rarely around. Rather than succumb to these barriers, however, Rockefeller used…

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