Born and raised in Dunfermline, Scotland, Carnegie grew up in poverty and moved to the US at the age of 13 for his first job. He sailed to the US, knowing that he would start at the very bottom of his career, but he saw opportunity. His hard work continued throughout his adult life and at one point this lead him to becoming the world’s richest man. Needless to say, he was a huge success through his modern business tactics in the steel industry. Carnegie was the first for many things in the world of philanthropy and business, “Many persons of wealth have contributed to charity, but Carnegie was, perhaps, the first to state that the rich have a moral obligation to give away their fortunes.” (Columbi...
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...ve left their marks on the world, Carnegie has had a more long term effect than Shakira because of the causes they chose to donate their money towards.
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