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I would like to begin with a quote from an incredible American Entrepreneur, Donald Trump, which goes "My policy is to learn from the past, focus on the present, and dream about the future." A strong quote that helped him from a downfall that almost nobody thought he would bounce back from. In 1990, he underwent a debt so large from the range of 975 million to almost two billion dollars where he almost went bankrupt. He had to hand over a lot of holdings to the creditor bank but by the end of 1990s, he bounced back. "The best investor is one who learns from a downfall and picks themselves back up and just learns from their mistake."(Rich Dad Poor Dad)

Donald John Trump was born in June 14, 1946, in New York, NY. He was the third generation in his family, coming from a family of businessmen. Fred Trump, the father of Donald taught Donald all the entrepreneurial skills he knows. He was the son of a self-millionaire, which Fred picked up his skills from realizing he had to help support his family due to the death of his father. Fred started his own business where he learned all the money was in real estate. By Donald's father he learned to recognize a good deal and jumped on it for the reason he was learning at such a young age. In 1968, he graduated business school in the major of finance. Shortly, after school he joined a club where he would make his contacts. In 1975, he made his first purchase of a run-down hotel. He began to place his name on anything he touched.

He was on his way to becoming one of the most powerful real estate businessman in the `80s with buildings such as Trump Tower on 5th avenue a skyscraper, Trump Parc, The Plaza Hotel which is the tallest building on the Upper East Side, and the Ne...


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.... in 1978, Ivanka in 1982 and Eric in 1986. They divorced in 1991, with publicized accusations of an affair with Marla Maples. He bore another child with this woman by the name of Tiffany, which was born in 1993 and again he separated from Marla in 1997. Donald is seen with woman all the time so nobody ever knows if he is single or not.

Donald Trump even with a downfall still grew to gain stronger, richer and wiser. A man that Forbes estimates his net worth to be at 1.4 billion but Trump says it's more like 3.7 billion. He has so many interests and played so many roles in things that this man is a true hero to overcome a task where he was almost bankrupt to make such a rise is incredible. He is one that shall be remembered not for the money he made but rather for the remarkable turn around this man made since nobody in history has done such a thing.



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