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I Was Born Into the 1 Percent—Here's Why I Gave Away My Trust Fund

Click here for reuse options! I have no regrets. If anything, I feel liberated. The following is an excerpt from the new book Born on Third Base by Chuck Collins (Chelsea Green, 2016):  I am the great-grandson of the Chicago meatpacker Oscar Mayer. I won the lottery at birth. For the last five decades, I have been traversing the race and class divides in our society. I can attest: The relationship status between US people and our super-wealthy is complicated.
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