The Millionaire Janitor

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December 10, 2012

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The Millionaire Janitor

Everybody can be great, because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve…You only need a heart full of grace, a soul generated by love.

– Martin Luther King, Jr. –

The Millionaire Janitor

Tyrone Curry won over $3.4 million dollars in the Washington State lottery 5 years ago and still spends his days sweeping the cafeteria floor at Evergreen High School. “I try to make sure it;s spotless and it’s ready for the kids,’ he says, with a smile on his face. After cleaning, he goes off to his second job — coaching the track and field team. “Ten years ago, I said if I win some money, I’m going to put a track here,” Tyrone said, and that’s exactly what he did when he gave his boss a check for $40,000. { read more }

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This short video includes excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr’s stirring speech, “The Drum Major Instinct” in which he urges us to find greatness through service and love. { more }

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