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Couldn’t Take a Penny With Me

A 50-word story on Money

Image by Dean Moriarty from Pixabay

Sir Wilbur Walker was the richest man in the UK. A shrewd investor, he caught on quickly on the wave of Tech stocks and made a killing off them.

“Married to my business,” he’d say, “of £35 billion.”

He was 80.

“Couldn’t take a penny with me,” read his epitaph.

© Srinath 2020.



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