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The American Dream ...

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/25/business/25elon.html?th&emc=th

Someone from South Africa founds PayPal ... at least, he is one of the co-founders ... makes money by selling it to eBay.

Then he starts a company building electric cars and another company to launch rockets into space and one more company making solar panels!

Well, all this in one life! I think that's the kind of story that would gladden the heart of Tom Friedman who keeps complaining about how America is falling back in innovation.

Well, so, I say the American Dream is certainly alive ...

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