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Meet The Billion-Dollar Industry That Literally Banks On Human Misery

In the United States, we have a lot of pride in country. And why not? We are an exceptional country indeed. Case in point: We rank #1 (USA! USA! USA!) when it comes to, uh ... incarceration (USA? USA? USA?), locking up one-quarter of all the prisoners on the planet. It’s actually become a big-money industry. I know this country is a “land of opportunity,” but getting rich off prisoners doesn't seem entrepreneurial to me. Despite all of our differences, I’d be willing to bet that most of us would agree that what’s happening here just ain’t right.

Meet The Billion-Dollar Industry That Literally Banks On Human Misery

Living a simple and happy life, Chow Yun-fat plans to give his around $700 million fortune to charity, Hong Kong movie site Jayne Stars reported.

Chow Yun Fat was born in Lamma Island, Hong Kong, to a mother who was a cleaning lady and vegetable farmer, and a father who worked on a Shell Oil Company tanker. Chow grew up in a farming community, in a house with no electricity.

He would wake at dawn each morning to help his mother sell herbal jelly and Hakka tea-pudding on the streets; in the afternoons, he went to work in the fields.

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