Bill Gates Sr Offers Graduates Some Life Lessons

Give back. Appreciate community. Raise your son to become an extraordinarily wealthy genius tech scion. Besides that last one, these are the messages Bill Gates Sr had for the 2010 graduating class of University of Washington, his alma mater.

His speech shows him to be a wise and caring man, and it's easy to see how he raised a son who had the fortitude to shape an entire industry and the compassion to dedicate himself to bettering the world after that.

Gates' recently published memoir, Showing Up For Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime, sheds plenty more light on his life (and raising Bill Jr), and would make a nice Father's Day gift, as long as you're not Steve Jobs' kid. [CBS]

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