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LAMM AT LARGE: Be More Like Sadio Mane

todayAugust 2, 2022

Need a feel good moment? Sure you do. Who doesn’t in this upside-down world we live in. So pay attention to the story I’m about to tell you.
Sadio Mane is a soccer player in Senegal, one of the poorest nation’s in the world. He is a very good soccer player, good enough to earn more than $10 million a year.
So what does he do with so much money in a  country where families live on $1 a day and lack safe water and food and live in shacks without plumping and with dirt floors?
He gives most of it away to his countrymen.
“Why would I want 10 Ferraris, 20 diamond watches  and two jet planes?” he asks. “I starved, I worked in the fields, played barefoot and I didn’t go to school. Now I prefer to build schools and give poor people food and clothing and shoes.”
In one particularly poor region, Mane gives 70 euros a month to all people.
Many American athletes donate much time and money to  charities, but none like Sadio Mane.  

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