Rich man, poor man, happy man
Dreaming the impossible is nothing new to Chuck Feeney ... Neither is making it happen.
As for today’s troubled times, he knows several friends who fell for Bernie Madoff. He warned them about him. “I looked at his numbers, they were impossible,” he said. “There’s no magic in making money, no secret formula just common sense. People let greed get in the way.”
He’s happy his foundation suffered losses that were far less than most others in the downturn. He still has so much to give away.
We share a taxi to his office. I’m paying - as I did for breakfast. He’s meeting a major cancer specialist, determined to press on to find a cure.
Dreaming the impossible is nothing new to Chuck Feeney.
Neither is making it happen.