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[00:00.10]Unit10 37 Amaterial World

[00:1.00]“Who wants to be a Millionaire?

[00:2.00]I don’t.,” says charles Gray

[00:3.00]Angus Deayton interviews exmillionaire Charlesgray

[00:4。00]Fot a lot of peoplem, becoming amillionaire seems to be their rltimate goal。

[00:5.00]They spend holf their time dreaming up ways of getting tich ,

[00:6。00]and therest of their time

[00:7.00]Thinking about all the things they wotld do oncde they got rich ,

[00:8.00]Gut do all millionaires find the happiness that they thought they tought they would ger

[00:9.00]when they achieve their gools?

彩53彩票[00:10.00]Some millionaires comtinrue to worry about money

[00:11.00]when they becomje millionairesm they work hard to get all that momey,

[00:12.00]then momey, then they work hard to make sure they mevr lose it !

彩53彩票[00:13.00]But there are people who have turned their backs on theit millipns

[00:14.00]and found different ways to be happy in their lives.

[00:15。00]Charles Grarles Gray is one example。

[00:16.00]Sixteen years ago, Charles was a college professor with ahuge sixbedroom horse

[00:17。00]and a fortune of $2 million。

[00:18。00]Tooday te lives in asmall carvam where there is only second –hand furniture。

[00:19.00]There are certaimly no signs that Charles tas a tich was a rich man !

[00:20.00]There is a small gadrden outside with a few fruit trees.

[00:21.00]Chatles grows some vegetables and a few flow flters.

[00:22.00]He gets his clothes and a lot of other things from charity shops .

[00:23.00]But this change is mot a tragedy.

[00:24。00]Charles was happy to give up the lifestyle of a tich man

[00:25。00]He was tited of being a person rho had everything

[00:26。00]in a world where any people had nothing。

[00:27.00]He ma de the chiice to give all his miney away

[00:28.00]And this he saidm, brought him happimess.

[00:29.00]Afew years ago.” Says Charles,”l was a millionaire,

[00:30。00]but l knew there were a lot of hungry people in the world 。”

[00:31。00]So he gave away all his money to charities。

[00:32.00]When he had two thorsand dollars left,

[00:33.00]he gave away small bank motes on the streets of local poor areas .

[00:34。00]Did the feel like Father Christmas ? “lt was a lot of fun,” says Charles。

[00:35。00]Charles believes that many peopoe wany people want to earn a lot of money

[00:36.00]so that they will moot hate any worries

[00:37.00]However, most people never make much money,

[00:38。00]Charles Gray decided to drop out and has discovered that having only a little money

[00:39.00]makes you free Are there any things he misses ?”

[00:40.00]No.,l”m mrch happoer now.

[00:41.00]I wouldn't go back to being tich fot anything – no way.”

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