Andrew Carnegie: A Hero

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Andrew Carnegie was an entrepreneur who was born on November 25, 1835 in Dunfermline, Scotland. Many argue whether or not Carnegie was a hero. But what defines a hero? Three traits that define a hero are unselfishness, concern for others, and last of all their grit. Carnegie is one of the most heroic entrepreneurs for his generous effect on the communities he helped out. Andrew Carnegie was a hero in three areas of his life: unselfishness, concern for others, and his grittiness. The first area in which Andrew Carnegie was a hero was his unselfishness in a chart created by Joseph Frazier Wall one can clearly notice how much Carnegie gave out ($350,696,653). Also in Wall’s chart it demonstrates that “The Carnegie Corporation’s net assets in
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