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He Went From Poverty in Pakistan to Billions in the U.S.
How does one go from poverty to billions?  For Shahid (Shad) Khan that trick involved leaving his native Pakistan to head to the United States in the mid 60s.  He started as a dishwasher at a YMCA in Chicago making $1.20 an hour which he thought was fantastic at the time. His goal in coming to the U.S. was to study engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaigne. Khan worked [...]
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