Don King: How I got my start 5.6
Don King tells Greg Papa it all got started with him running numbers in Cleveland, Ohio.
Just take our audience if you can it. In a minute and tell us why the story of Don King can only happen in America guy grew up -- -- hard -- Cleveland get I'll give us a little synopsis of your life before he got in the boxing in 1972 if you could. -- and before I got in the boxing and now in the seventies. I was. Saving two goal to schooled I wanted to be Lorie I'm like man barrel. Darryl and so are my brother was in the numbers have been isn't so we say where you can -- so he gave me yet. Some of his customers they're going to hustle up business then too. Work through this summer there raised about the 600 dollars that that was necessary and it made it tuition. The tuition matches say. But the go to Kent State -- Bob bottom about two weeks before the you know going to school ground up -- -- number. And and name and and have been giddy and and a number and hit so let me do the money that bag. And it saved -- go to school for my tuition to paid -- eighties you know. And in so doing obvious that it then I'm Iowa they'll get into that number is Britain is. And and and brokered a -- there was -- now how nice it was grooming a young black kids gonna go to college. But the book he didn't help me so and you get corrected quite a bit of money. Now I. Stockholder involvement hasn't stopped the book that didn't know checking Enron and laying off the big bats and next thing any attempt to book yeah my brother would work and for me. And then I made an irrational rationalizations and I'm going to school to learn to -- that make money I'm making money so why go to school and boom that's what happened.