- World’s richest man, Bill Gates, has been captured eating among some children
- Gates was in the midst of some school children and they had been served with rice and beans stew in plastic bowls
- His demeanour proved that he was enjoying the company of the young children
- In a story narrated about him, Bill also revealed the only one richer than him in the world
- Bill Gates has been ranked as the world’s richest man as of 2018 by Forbes
The world’s richest man Bill Gates has stunned the world with a photo of him eating like a poor man. He was in the midst of some school children who had been served with rice and beans stew.
Gates himself had some of the food dished out in a plastic bowl right in front of him.
They were all seated on a wooden desk, and unless told, no one would think of him as a rich man.
The Microsoft founder’s demeanour in the midst of the children proved that he was enjoying their company.
Perhaps, it could be one of his many educational tours that he ended up with the children.
The photo was sighted by Briefly.co.za on the Instagram page of media personality, Peace Hyde.
She shared the photo with a real-life story of Gates. The story was an answer to a question he was asked about who could be richer than him in the world.
According to her, as a young boy, Bill Gates had visited a newspaper stand to get a copy of one story he needed to read about, however, he had no money to buy.
Then came a boy who worked around there, and he promised to get Bill the newspaper, and he did just so.
Another time, Bill said he had returned to the stand again to get another copy, but with the same old story of not being able to afford, the boy came around again and gave him the newspaper.
When asked how he could fund it, the boy responded that he would pay from the little profit he made.
Many years had passed and Bill Gates is now the world’s richest man.
According to the story, he had mounted a search for the boy who once helped him, and was able to find him after one and a half months.
He told the boy he had come to pay back the kindness he showed him many years ago because he is rich now.
Bill Gates reportedly asked the boy to ask for whatever he wanted, however, he rejected the offer with an explanation:
“You can’t compensate it! Because I gave you when I was poor. You want to give me when you are rich. So, how do you compensate?"
Bill Gates then answered the question: “I think that man is richer than me.”
The photo has excited many people who have reacted.
DJ Lazio, for instance, called the post an interesting one:
djlazio_italia: “Wow interesting.”
Sammy said he has been inspired:
Chikwe was emotional:
chikwetochi: “Is it normal that I had a tear in my eye reading this? ❤️.”
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