My son and only child was fortunate enough to attend a private boarding school and graduate college with a business marketing degree. Since he was about 14 years old I insisted that he work during his summers. During his college days I got him a job in a factory where they worked his butt off and he realized how important it was to get an education. During his summers he did everything from working for a moving company, dishwasher, lifeguard, piano player for a church, and working in a car wash. Today he is thirty six years year old, married, two children and has started and sustained two different companies and employs at least six individuals. A little shameless plug for his companies:
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It is my hope he does well enough not only to take care of his family and gets his kids an education but also successful enough to take care of my butt in old age.