A Brief Look at Bill Gates

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Bill Gates has been named the world’s wealthiest person four different times. This has come from being the founder of Microsoft the largest personal computer software company. Also from creating a great foundation with his wife that’s main focus is to help people living in poverty with their health. Bill Gates is an influential American because he helped bring forward the use of computers by his creation of his company Microsoft and helped people with diseases in poor countries.
Bill Gates childhood did not involve any struggles whatsoever he was Born on October 28, 1955 (Britannica). He was born and raised in Seattle, Washington. He really had everything that he wanted when he was growing up even though his family wasn’t considered rich. He had an attitude problem when he was growing up like being very sarcastic with his parents and his teachers (Woog 19). He also liked to talk a lot and sometimes was overly talkative in school. Also being immature even though he was a young boy his parents and teachers believed that he acted younger than his actual age. On the other hand he was a very smart kid always the smartest in each of his classes. He wrote his first software program at the age of 13. He went to a private school that was called Lakeside when he was 13 in the 8th grade. He aced all of his classes easily showing again how intelligent he is. He didn’t really play any sports he would rather…

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