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Several of its Cinderella-style rags-to-riches soaps were huge hits in markets as far away as Russia and the Philippines, helping make the broadcaster a regional titan in the late 1970s.
Video poker receives less attention than poker at the tables, which has garnered fame and riches for those who compete in tournaments such as the World Series of Poker.
Looking at the fate of one of America’s most notoriously beleaguered cities and the opening setting the rags-to-riches story Carson has told in numerous books offers an interesting window into HUD’s underleveraged role in combating urban poverty.
Revenues at CVS Health reached $177bn last year, riches which come from 9,700 retail pharmacies and from its operations in mail-order drugs and sales of more expensive speciality medicines.
At bottom, the riches of the party’s patrons had been originally amassed in the chaos of the transition from communism—and they had been preserved through shell companies and tax havens and the complicity of unfastidious regimes.
This rags-to-riches story has deep emotional resonance for all ages.
The prosperity gospel’s promises of riches, however, is just one front in the competition.
As a genre, immigrant literature often seems to demand that characters act grateful upon entering the rags-to-riches national pipeline.
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